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Diploma in Information Technology

Offered by: Quest International University (QIU)
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Exam BodyInternal Diploma, Malaysia
Course DurationFull-time: 2.5 years Part-time: 4 years
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Fees (International Student)Refer to the University
FacultyFaculty of Computing And Engineering
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

The Diploma in Information Technology programme provides up-to-date theoretical and applied knowledge and skills that will broaden students’ expertise in the computing industry. It is designed to give them a high level of competence in the use of computer applications for business, and the learning experience to manage computer systems with a diverse range of technical skills in computer hardware and software.

Courses in this programme will lay a solid foundation for students to progress to higher level qualifications in related fields, as well as to help them with the required needs and demands of the local and international industries.


The following courses make up the Diploma in Information Technology programme curriculum:

MQA Courses
  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Interpersonal Communication Skills / Creative Problem Solving
  • Parenting Guidance / Study of Morals and Ethics / Understanding Precepts of Islam
  • Community Service
University Courses
  • English I
  • English II
  • Co-Curricular Activities
Compulsory Courses
  • Fundamental of Programming
  • Basic of Computer
  • Basic Web Design
  • IT Essentials
  • Calculus
  • PC Maintenance
  • Computer Architecture
  • Advance Web Design
  • Linear Algebra
  • Data Communication & Network
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Programming Language
  • Concepts of Object Oriented Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics 1
  • Database Management System
  • Multimedia Technology
  • IT Project
  • Advanced System Analysis & Design
  • Discrete Mathematics 2
  • Operating System 1
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Visual Programming
  • Operating System 2
  • Industrial Training


Students’ ability is gauged both through continuous assessments and a final exam at the end of each semester. The continuous assessment component comprises tests/quizzes, mid-term examination and projects/assignments which accounts for an allocation of about 40-50 marks depending on the course. The balance of the marks is allocated for the final examination.for the final examination.

Entry Requirements
English Proficiency for International Students IELTS – 4.0 / TOEFL PBT (397)or its equivalent
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Three (3) credits, including Mathematics
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) Minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any one (1) subject and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Maqbul (pass) and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
Certificate in Relevant Field A pass in SKM Level 3, and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with a minimum of Grade B in any THREE (3) subjects including Mathematics
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
Intake Months

April, July and Oct/Nov

Career Prospects

Upon the completion of QIU’s Diploma in Information Technology programme, students will have a wide choice of career paths available, including:

  • Web Developer
  • Applications Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Sales Professional
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Multimedia Content Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Web Content Manager
  • IT Security Officer
  • IT Service Desk Analyst
  • IT System Administrator

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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