Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Information Technology

KP/JPS(R2/481/4/0811)4/24
Intakes: March, June/July & Sept/Oct
Mode of Study: Full Time
Duration: 2.5 years
Credits: 92
Level of Study:
Field of Study:
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ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

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.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE (PEO)
PEO1To produce graduates with the essential knowledge and principles in Information Technology disciplines.
PEO2To produce competent graduates who can apply Information Technology knowledge and technology in practice.
PEO3To produce graduates who demonstrate professionalism, resilience commitment to an ethical work culture, sustainability issues and an awareness of global citizenship in alignment with national aspirations.
PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOME (PLO)
PLO1Describe theoretical and technical knowledge, relevant skills in the field of Information Technology.
PLO2Demonstrate the application of knowledge within Information Technology field by applying critical, analytical and evaluation skills in the field of study.
PLO3Apply a range of essential methods and procedures to solve a broad range of problems in the field of Information Technology. Review, make adjustments and supervise related practices and processes concerning field of Information Technology.
PLO4Convey ideas both written and oral forms using appropriate and different forms of presentation, confidently, accurately, and coherently in appropriate content in a well-structured manner to a diversity of audiences.
PLO5Use a range of information, media and technology applications to support study or work. Use and combine numerical and graphical/visual data for study/work.
PLO6Work and show leadership and professionalism in managing responsibilities within broad organizational parameters.
PLO7Engage in self-directed lifelong learning and professional pathways. Demonstrate entrepreneurial competency with selected projects.
PLO8Demonstrate adherence and ability to identify ethical issues, make decision ethically and act professionally within the varied social and professional environment practice.

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.

CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

SPMMinimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics)
O-LevelMinimum 3 Cs (including Mathematics)
UECMinimum 3 Bs (including Mathematics)
Certificate/SKM IIIMinimum CGPA of 2.00 with a C in SPM
Other QualificationsAs recognised by the Senate of IUKL as equivalent to SPM
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
IELTS4
TOEFL (PBT)397
TOEFL (IBT)30
PTE36
MUETBAND 2
Cambridge English140

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Year 1

Communication Skills In English I, Office Application Software, Computer Ethics, Discrete Mathematics, Elective Module 1, Data Communication and Networking, Systems Analysis and Design, Communication Skills In English II, Modern Database Management, Introduction to Software Engineering, Multimedia Technology, Introduction to Programming, MPU Subjects (U1, U2, U4)

Year 2

Computer Architecture, Programming In Java, Internet Programming, Software Project Management, Human Computer Interaction, Elective Module 3, IT Project, Operating System, E-Commerce, Mathematic Analysis, Mobile System and Software Development, Elective Module 2, MPU Subject (U3)

Year 3

Industrial Training

HOW MUCH YOU NEED TO PAY

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS
Tuition FeesRM23,920.00
Deposit (Refundable)RM250.00
InsuranceRM70.00/year
Other FeesSemS/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate)RM25,900.00
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Tuition FeesRM25,760.00
Caution Fee (Refundable)RM1,500.00
International Student Administrative FeeRM4,800.00
Medical InsuranceRM600.00/year
Medical ExaminationRM250.00/year
Visa ProcessingRM360.00/year
Other FeesSemS/Sem
Library
Student Club
RM160.00
RM80.00
RM80.00
RM40.00
Total Fees (Approximate)RM35,900.00

OUR SUCCESS STORY

CAREER CHOICES

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

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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.

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