Diploma in Information Technology

JPT/BPP(R2/482/4/0208)06/23, (MQA/A3230)
Introduction

With the increasing importance of integrating IT with business, this internationally recognised diploma programme offers you a balance of business knowledge and IT literacy to prepare you for a challenging career in this sought-after area.

Graduates of this programme are recognised to enter into a Degree programme at Nilai University or proceed to complete a relevant degree with our reputable partner universities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Intake Periods
Jan
May
Oct
Entry Requirements
SPM A Pass with at least credit in any three (3) subjects including Mathematics
O-Level A pass with at least a Grade C in ant three (3) subjects including Mathematics
UEC A pass with minimum Grade B in any three (3) subjects including Mathematics
STPM A pass with a minimum Grade C (GP2.0) in any subject and credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
STAM A Pass with a minimum Grade of Maqbul (pass) and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
A-Level A pass with a minimum Grade D in any subject and Grade C in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level
SKM / SKK A Pass and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level
Others A pass with any qualifications equivalent to certificate (Level 3, MQF) and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level

Candidates without a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level or its equivalent maybe admitted if the certificate programme contains Mathematics that are equivalent to Mathematics at the SPM level.

Candidates with a credit in a computing related subject at the SPM level or its equivalent maybe given preferential consideration.

 

English Language Requirements

(for international students)*

IELTS 4.0
TOEFL 397 (PBT) / 30 (iBT)
Pearson 36
MUET 2

*International students with qualifications from educational systems where English language is the main medium of instruction are exempted from this requirement.

International students who do not fulfil the English Language Requirements may join the Intensive English Programme at Nilai University which builds their skills in the language and prepares them for the TOEFL examination.

Programme Module

FOUNDATIONAL

  • Understanding Computing

CORE

  • Computer Organisation
  • Database Development
  • Calculus and Algebra
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Operating Systems
  • Structured Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to Computer Security
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Information Systems
  • Web Development
  • Information Systems
  • Basic Business Administration
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Fundamental of Marketing
  • Introduction to Public Speaking

ELECTIVES

  • Software Engineering
  • Internet Programming
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Mobile Game Development
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Introduction to IoT

FINAL YEAR PROJECT

  • Summative (Computing Project)

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

  • Internship

MATA PELAJARAN PENGAJIAN UMUM

MPU1

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban (Malaysians) OR
  • ahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International Students)

MPU2

  • Graduate Preparatory Course

MPU3

  • Food and Culture OR 
  • Environment and Development in Malaysia

MPU4

  • Co-Curriculum

MALAY LANGUAGE

(only for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM BM)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
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Programme Pathway

2.5 years
Duration of Study

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