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Diploma in Information Technology

  Study Mode Full Time
  Level DIPLOMA
  Duration 2 Years,4 Months
  Intake
Intake Deadline
JAN NOV
MAY MARCH
SEPT JULY
Overview

Overview of Diploma in Information Technology in Raffles University Malaysia

The Diploma in Information Technology is offered to cultivate the Information Technology (IT) generation to fit the rapid growth of the IT industry and to fulfil the high demand for its professions in Malaysia and ASEAN in the coming years. The programme aims to provide students with fundamental knowledge, practical application, and problem-solving skills to perform as effective Information Technology practitioners. The students will be able to develop the ability to apply information technology knowledge and skills in analysing, designing and developing information technology solutions.

Programme Length: 2 Years 4 Months
Programme Credit: 90 Credit Hours
Intakes: January / May / September

Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Diploma in Information Technology in Raffles University Malaysia

SPM: Pass with at least Credit in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics
O-level: minimum 3 Credits(C), including Mathematics
UEC: Pass with a minimum of Grade B in at least three (3) subjects inclusive of Mathematics and a Pass in English
STPM: Pass with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
A-level: Pass with 1 subject (D) AND Credit ( C ) in Mathematics at SPM level
STAM: Pass with a minimum Maqbul AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent
SKM or SKK or Certificate (MQF Level 3): Pass and a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent

Other International Entry Requirement: 
Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis

Malaysian Student
English Requirement
MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
No Minimum English Requirement
 
* A Learning Assistance Sessions (LAS) (from Week 6 to Week 12) will be provided at no cost if the student failed the English assessment in week 4

International Student
English Requirement
INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
 
IELTS: 4.0
TOEFL Essentials (Online): 5
TOEFL iBT: 30-31
PTE: 36
MUET: Band 3
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 140
 
*Students who did not meet International Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Course Outlines

Course Outlines of Diploma in Information Technology in Raffles University Malaysia

YEAR 1
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– English for Communication
– Introduction to Computational Thinking
– Critical Thinking
– Databases    
– Computer Concepts & Applications
– Business Statistics
– Web Design
– Principles of Computer Programming    
– Discrete Mathematics
– Operating Systems and Computer Networks
– Elective 1
– OOP with Python

YEAR 2
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Algorithms
– Web Programming
– Software Specification and Modelling
– Distributed Databases    
– Mobile Application Development
– Data Analysis
– Elective 2
– U4: Co-Curricular    
– Project
– U1: Ethics Appreciation and
Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 1
– U2: Teamwork and Leadership/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
– U3: Malaysian Economy

YEAR 3
Semester 1          
– Professional Attachment 

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Diploma in Information Technology in Raffles University Malaysia

– Data Analyst
– Data Scientist
– Software Developer
– Application Developer

– Information Security Analyst
– Digital Transformation Specialists
– Systems Administrator
– Applications Programmer

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