UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Information Technology
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Diploma in Information Technology helps students to develop greater knowledge and enterprise skills to manage and deliver results in the field of information technology. From the fundamentals of mathematics and programming to algorithms and data structures, this programme explores a cross section of areas in this rapidly developing industry.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Diploma Programme:
  • Pass SPM or its equivalent, with at least credit in three (3) subjects including Mathematics;  OR
  • Pass STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in any subjects and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent;  OR
  • Pass STAM with a minimum Grade Maqbul and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent;  OR
  • Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3, and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent; OR
  • Pass with any recognized related Technical / Vocational/ Computing certificate with one (1) year relevant work experience or one (1) semester bridging programme; OR
  • Pass BTEC Level 3 and pass SPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of one (1) credit in any subject; OR
  • Any recognized qualifications that is equivalent to certificate (MQF, Level 3) and credit in Mathematics in SPM or its equivalent.
  • Applicants into the Diploma’s programmes (level 5, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 20 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 7 Semesters / 2 + 1/2 Years

Year 1

  • English 1
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Computer Security Ethics
  • Information Security
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics
  • Computer System and Organisation
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2 / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi (Int)
  • English 2
  • Fundamentals of statistics
  • Databases
  • Programming Principles and Techniques
  • English 3
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Introduction to Management

Year 2

  • Skill Enhancement / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Culture and Society
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Internet Programming
  • Community Service
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Operating Systems
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Data Communication and Computer Networking

Year 3

  • Industrial Training


  • Software Quality and Testing
  • IT Project Management
  • Wireless Networks
  • Network and Cloud Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
Career Prospects
  • Database Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Software/ Web Developer
  • Data Engineer
  • Network Infrastructure Engineer
  • Computer Network / Cloud Administrator
  • Computer Support Officer

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Foundation and Diploma programmes are required to take ALL English courses listed in their respective programme structures, beginning with English 1 (Diploma) and Listening and Speaking Skills (Foundation).
Submit your enquiries below
UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia