Intakes: March, June, September / October
Mode of Study : Full Time
Duration : 2 Years 6 Months
Credit Hour : 91

Study in the UK for a one-year top-up degree

Diploma in Information Technology provides the theoretical basis of programming, computer science, networking, software project management and database. The course also emphasises the development of key employability skills such as communication, collaboration, problem solving, and self-direction, through its learning model, and hands-on experience. The course is delivered in a small-class environment through lectures, labs, tutorials and individual consultations. Case-study analysis and problem-solving approaches are adopted to enhance student learning.

Year 1

Academic English, Communication Skills In English I, Computing Fundamentals and Applications, Database Administration, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Programming, System Analysis and Design, Data Communication and Networking, Multimedia Technology, Human Computer Interaction, MPU(U1)

Major Elective Subjects: IT Environment and Skills Sharing, Computer Ethics

Free Elective Subjects: E-Commerce, Multimedia and Web Development, Accounting Methods, Introduction to Economics, Mathematic Analysis.

Year 2

Communication Skills In English II, Computer Architecture, Software Project Management, Programming in VB.Net, Programming in Java, E-Commerce, Operating System, Internet Programming, MPU(U2), MPU(U3), MPU(U4), IT Project

Major Elective Subjects: IT Environment and Skills Sharing, Computer Ethics

Year 3

Industrial Training

SPM Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics)
O-Level Minimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics)
UEC Minimum 3 Bs (including Mathematics)
Certificate/SKM III Minimum CGPA of 2.00 with a C in SPM
SAM/HSC/AUSMAT (Kindly refer to the Faculty)
CPU/CIMP (Kindly refer to the Faculty)
Other Qualifications As recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to SPM
UEC: United Examination Certificate
HND: Higher National Diploma
SAM: South Australian Matriculation
HSC: Higher School Certificate
AUSMAT: Australian Matriculation
CPU: Canadian Pre-University
CIMP: Canadian International Matriculation Programme
IB: International Baccalaureate Diploma
STPM: Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
SPM: Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia

OVERVIEW

Information Technology (IT) has continued to evolve and change over the years which brings opportunities as well as challenges, especially to the professionals in this field.

IT has also become a big part of our daily lives. Technology is used for our daily activities and we rely heavily on it. We foresee that technology will continue to grow in years to come and for those who have strong interest in this field could make a difference in our lives via technology.

What is this programme about?

IT is a broad field that consists of knowledge in the use of computers, smart phones, development of websites, social media, digital media, applications etc.

Before all the specialisations came about, IT was the general course for this field. Those who are unsure of the specific major they want to go for need to understand IT in general before they proceed to choose their majors later.

What should I expect?

This programme provides the theoretical grounding of programming, computer science, networking, software project management and databases. This course also emphasises the development of key employability skills such as communication, collaboration, problem solving, and self-direction, through its learning model and hands on experience.

What will I learn?

IT in general would be the use of computers to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data.

Students will prepare themselves to meet the computer and technology needs of businesses and organizations and learn how to be technically competent in the analysis, development and implementation of computer systems.

Those in this discipline will require certain skills in understanding the usability, security, reliability of the systems and IT infrastructure.

What are the career prospects?

Graduates from this programme are suited for jobs in IT and associated industries. They can work as:

  • Software / Web Programmers
  • IT Assistant Executives
  • IT Technicians

How much will I make?

The average salary for a diploma holder in this field is RM 35,000 per year. But, of course, your salary will also depend on the company that you work for.

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM23,660.00
Deposit (Refundable) RM250.00
Insurance RM70.00/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00

To view complete fee structure for Malaysian Students, please click HERE
To view complete fee structure for International Students, please click HERE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition Fees RM25,480.00
Caution Fee (Refundable) RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative Fee RM4,800.00
Medical Insurance RM530.00/year
Medical Examination RM265.00/year
Visa Processing RM381.60/year
Other Fees Sem S/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
  • Software / Web Programmer
  • IT Assistant Executive
  • IT Technician

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