Diploma in Information Technology

By | June 21, 2017

Diploma in Information Technology

About The Programme

You will be able to design, develop and manage practical industry relevant IT solutions. In addition to learning the technical skills required by IT professionals, through our industry-linked internship programme, you will also develop the relevant knowledge and skills.

The programme provides a firm grounding in the different aspects of IT that will prepare you for employment or further studies. The graduates of this programme can opt to continue their Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science and Information Systems, Information Systems (Business Analytics) and Information Technology (Computer Networking  and Security) at Sunway University.

January, March & August
2 Years 6 Months (full-time)

Career Prospects

  • Web / Software Developer
  • IT / Network Engineer
  • Information System Analyst
  • Programmer
  • IT Operations Manager

Diploma in Information Technology Entry Requirement

  • SPM / O-Level: Pass with minimum 3 credits (including Mathematics)
  • UEC: Pass with minimum 3 Grade Bs (including Mathematics)
  • Other Qualifications: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

Programme Structure


  • Database Fundamentals
  • Basic Mathematics for Computing
  • Concepts of Problem Solving
  • Fundamentals of Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Data Communication and Networking
  • Basic Communication Skills
  • PC Technical Support
  • Web Design
  • Basic Programming Concepts
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Computer Literacy


  • Web Engineering
  • English for Business Communication
  • Network Technology
  • Advanced Mathematics for Computing
  • Project
  • Network Administration and Security
  • Advanced Programming
  • Introduction to Object Oriented Design
  • Management


  • Internship
Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects are
For Local students:

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
For International students:

  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service

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