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Diploma in Information Technology

Offered by: Taylor's University
Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees48,000 / course
Fees (International Student)USD 17,905/ course
CampusTaylor's University, Malaysia
FacultyFaculty of Faculty of Innovation & Technology: School of Computing & IT
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description
The programme is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge, skills and attitude to explore technology-based ventures.

Combining theory and practice and real world experience, the programme covers key technical knowledge in techniques of analysing user requirements and specifications, programming and website creation. The systematic development of innovative thinking and creative problem solving skills is given emphasis in the programme. Students will also gain exposure to the major elements of entrepreneurship activities. Upon completion, students will have the ability to apply the concepts and technologies to practice, grooming them for further studies, careers in software development or technopreneurship.




Semester 1
  • English for Information Technology
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Problem Solving & Programming Design
  • MPU (U1)*

Semester 2
  • English for Communication
  • Principle of Database
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Principles of Web Development
  • Elective I
  • MPU (U2)*

Semester 3
  • Principles of Programming using Java
  • Web Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Elective II
  • MPU (U3)*
  • MPU (U4)*


Semester 4
  • Software Project Management
  • Computer Architecture
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Elective III
Semester 5
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Database Systems
  • Computing Project
  • Principles of Software Engineering
Semester 6
Industrial Training


Total 9 credits : Students to do 3 open electives, module of 3 credits each offered under any of the Diploma / ADP programmes in Taylor’s University.

* The ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is catagorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a lost of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
Entry RequirementsSPM/O-Level 3 credits /Equivalent

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

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