Diploma in Information Technology

Programme Aims

This programme aims to produce a semi-skilled workforce as a professional, knowledgeable and competitive human capital, in line with the aspirations and inspirations, to strengthen and incorporate moral and spiritual education, as outlined in the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) and National Higher Education Strategic Plan (PSPTN).

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

The programme educational objectives for this diploma is to produce semi-professionals who are able to:

PEO 1: Explain and apply appropriate information technologies and methodologies to help an individual or organisation achieve its goals.
PEO 2: Manage the information technology resources of individual or organisations.
PEO 3: Evaluate the changing direction of information technology and communicate the utility of new technologies to an individual or organization.
PEO 4: Function as a contributing, well-rounded member of society.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

The programme learning outcomes for this diploma are as follows:

PLO 1: Possess relevant knowledge of technology fundamentals to well-defined procedures and practices in Information Technology (Knowledge).
PLO 2: Apply current tools and techniques to solve well-defined computing problems (Modern Tools Usage).
PLO 3: Communicate effectively in both verbal and written among computing community and society (Communication Skill).
PLO 4: Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills to solve well-defined computing problems (Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills).
PLO 5: Collaborate effectively as a member in diverse teams (Teamwork Skill).
PLO 6: Recognise the needs for professional development and able to engage in independent lifelong learning to enrich IT knowledge and competencies (Lifelong Learning and Information Management Skills).
PLO 7: Demonstrate an awareness of management and technopreneurship practices in IT (Entrepreneurship Skill).
PLO 8: Demonstrate professionalism and ethical and legal considerations (Ethics and Professional Values).
PLO 9: Demonstrate effective leadership skills as an individual and in diverse teams (Leadership and Project Management Skill).
PLO 10: Demonstrate understanding of societal related issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to well-defined computing practices (Social Responsibility).

Duration of Study

Five semesters.

Academic Proforma

View the academic proforma for each of the following academic sessions.

Career and Further Education Prospect

Diploma in Information Technology graduates have career opportunities in the workplace, particularly those involving the field of computing. A conducive learning environment with an emphasis on practical learning concept allows the graduates from this group into career opportunities include:

  • Website Developer
  • IT Project Executive
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Security Executive
  • Website Designer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Multimedia Designer

In addition, with the recognition that has been given by the Public Service Department and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), graduates of this program are eligible to continue their studies to the degree level at home or abroad, subject to the university's admission requirements.


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Centre for Diploma Studies
Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia,
Pagoh Higher Education Hub,
KM1, Jalan Panchor,
84600 Pagoh,
Muar, Johor.

Telephone:  +60 6-974 2016 / 2013 / 2018
Facsimile:  +60 6-974 2187

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