Diploma in Information Technology

At UniTunku, the IT programs are designed to equip students with up-to-date expertise in corporate information systems, internet and interactive media, mobile communications technologies, computer systems and networking, and software engineering. Students are trained to gain technical knowledge and skills. The programs also prepare the students to assume their place in the demanding Information Technology industry.

The Diploma in Information Technology encompasses a thorough grounding in the fundamental skills as well as providing a theoretical understanding which is vital for an IT graduate. Students will be exposed to JAVA programming,, HTML, J2ME, Java Scripting as well as networking and business communication. Lifelong learning skills are integrated into the Level One units with emphasis on critical thinking skills and personal excellence. They are also taught communication and personal skills to enable them to interact effectively in the demanding workforce.

Subject Listing

Year 1

Semester 1

English for Academic Purposes
Numerical Skills
Managing Business
Practical IT Skills

Semester 2

Professional Communication
Academic Research Skills
Computer Technology
Numeric Methods & Logic

Year 2

Semester 3

Database Systems
Internet Applications
Computer Systems Architecture
Visual Basic

Semester 4

Web Development
IT Operations Management
Information Systems
Operating Systems
System Analysis & Design

Year 3

Semester 5

Java Programming
Multimedia Applications
Digital Security & Forensic
Networks & Networking
Software Development Project

Entry Requirements

SPM – A minimum of 6Bs including mathematics


Other equivalents education level


Coursework and assignments 40% – 60%
Written examination 40% – 60%


January, May and August