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Diploma in Information Technology

Offered by: UCSI University
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Exam BodyInternal Dip., Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs (6 Sem)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees27160/Course
Fees (International Student)28640/Course
CampusUCSI University,Kuala Lumpur Campus
FacultyFaculty of Business & Information Science-School of Information Technology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudyComputing & IT
Course Description

The Diploma in Information Technology course is designed for those without any computing knowledge as well as those who wish to pursue careers in computer-based environments, particularly in programming and information systems. This 2-year programme boasts a comprehensive curriculum comprising relevant IT courses that will undoubtedly equip students with general knowledge and skills in IT, programming, databases, multimedia and networks.

Other non-IT courses such as marketing, business communication and problem-solving, among others, have also been implemented in the programme to ensure that students are furnished with transferable skills that will enable them to work efficiently both independently and in teams. The Faculty also partners with key multinational corporations in the industry, enabling students to apply theoretical learning to practical activities through actual projects during their co-operative placements.

At the end of the course, students will be equipped with a range of personal, organisational and professional skills that provide invaluable support as the stepping stone to pursue further studies.

Assessments

Coursework percentage and written examination percentage. This programme provides students with relevant, interesting, stimulating and practical experience via a variety of teaching and practical techniques. Different dynamic learning processes are employed in the delivery of this programme, such as lectures, tutorials, computer lab work, team-based project, real life system development, presentations, independent projects supervised by supervisors from university lecturers or industry experts. The learning is very much practical oriented.

Curriculum
English Courses
  • Basic English
  • English Foundation
Year 1
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Information Technology (Diploma)
  • Introduction to Internet Technologies (Diploma)
  • Principle of Accounting (Diploma)
  • Business Essentials
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Java Programming 1 (Diploma)
  • Discrete Mathematics 1 (Diploma)
  • Java Programming 2 (Diploma)
  • Fundamental of Database Systems
  • Entrepreneurship (MPU–U2)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 1 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 1
Year 2
  • Object-Oriented Modelling (Diploma)
  • Computer Ethics (Diploma)
  • Basic and Practices of Marketing
  • Business Programming
  • Multimedia Programming (Diploma)
  • Business Communication for Diploma
  • User Interface Design
  • Managing and Implementing Business Project
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Operating Systems & Networks (Diploma)
  • Wireless and Mobile Technologies (Diploma)
  • Creative Problem Solving (Diploma)
  • Business Law – Malaysian Perspective (MPU-U3)
  • Extracurricular Learning Experience 2 (MPU-U4)
  • Co-operative Placement 2
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.

U1 –   For Malaysian students:
  1. Malaysian Studies

–   For Foreign students:
  1. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 2

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Entry RequirementsFor general Business degree: UCSI Foundation year Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 STPM Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level A-Level Minimum 2 principals (E) UEC Minimum 5 credits (B6) including in Mathematics and English National Matriculation Minimum CGPA of 2.0 International Baccalaureate (IB) Minimum score of 26 points in 6 subjects Canadian Pre-U Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects SAM Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects Australian Year 12 ATAR 65% Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency Minimum overall average of 60% Diploma (business-related) Minimum CGPA of 2.0 Other equivalent qualifications To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis *For Accounting, Actuarial Science, Diploma and School of IT programmes, please refer to http://www.ucsiuniversity.edu.my/fobis/ for more details on entry requirements
Intake MonthsSeptember and February
Career Prospects

Information technology is undeniably vital in this rapid-paced era, thus opening the door of opportunities to varied career paths in local and overseas sectors for our graduates. Positions obtained by our graduates include the following:

  • Computer Programmers
  • Analyst Programmers
  • Database Administrators
  • Web Programmers
  • Software Test Engineers
  • IT Sales Executives
  • IT Support Executives
  • Network Support Executives
  • Computer Technicians
  • E-commerce Specialists

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


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