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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration2 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)36,100
CampusKuala Lumpur, Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang, Sabah
FacultyFaculty of Computing and Information Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Software Systems Development
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security
  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) in Enterprise Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
Course Description

The Diploma in Information Technology programme is designed to equip students with the technical knowledge and skills in using technologies relevant to information systems development. Courses like Web and Mobile Systems, Web-Based Integrated Systems, Object-Oriented Programming, Introduction to Cybersecurity, Introduction to Interface Design, Information Management, Cloud Computing for Business and Fundamentals of Computer Networks are offered in addition to the foundation of computer science (problems solving and programming, computer architecture, database, systems analysis and design and operating systems) courses. Students will also have the opportunity to experience 20 weeks of industrial training in related industries. Graduates of this discipline should be able to work effectively at planning, implementing, configuring and maintaining an organisation’s computing infrastructure. They are to be prepared to succeed in roles involving planning and managing technology infrastructure. 

  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Introduction to Interface Design
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Web-Based Integrated Systems
  • Ethics in Computing
  • Web and Mobile Systems
  • Cloud Computing and Business
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Architecture
  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Information Management
  • Database Development and Applications
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Industrial Training (20 weeks)

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English for Tertiary Studies, Academic English, Bahasa Kebangsaan A/ Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, Integrity and Anti Corruption, Co-curricular

Entry Requirements
  1. SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
  2. O Level -  3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
  3. UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
  4. Certificate - Relevant Certificate accredited by MQA OR Relevant Skilled/Technical/Vocational Certificate recognised by the Malaysian Government

Compulsory subjects:

  1. (1), (2) and (3)  SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics-/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
  2. (1), (2) and (3) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.


  1. SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
  2. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
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Career Prospects
  • Application Developer
  • Systems Analysts
  • Network Support Officers
  • IT Support Executives
  • Web and Mobile Developers
  • Web and Mobile Designers

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

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