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School of Science and Technology

Diploma in Information Technology
MQA/ A 9608

In this ever expanding and ever progressing technological boom, IIMAT Diploma in Information technology aims to educate students on the concepts of information technology, in particular Web Development, Database and Operating Systems, Programming Language (C++ and JavaScript) and Networking. Upon completion of this program, you will be equipped with the knowledge and technical capabilities sought after by employers in the IT industry. This program duration is 2 and a half years and it provides industrial training for 4 consecutive months which exposes students to the IT industry. This program has been fully accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). Furthermore, IIMAT has collaborated with International University of Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) to provide students with the opportunity to pursue a degree program there. IIMAT students will be entitled to an exemption for a minimum of 24 credits with IUKL degree program in IT.

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Course Structure: 
  • Business Organization and Environment
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • English Proficiency
  • Data Communication & Network
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Intro to Visual Programming
  • Intro to Database
  • Introduction to Multimedia Studies
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Intro to Web System & Technology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Industrial Training
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Programming with C++
  • Statistics
  • Ethics and Cyber Laws
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Final Year Project
  • Internet Programming
  • Network Security
  • Multimedia Development
  • MPU Subject


Career Opportunities: 
  • Interface Designer
  • Networking Security
  • Security Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students would be able to recognize and articulate system principles and design applications
  2. Use technology for effective written and oral communication skills in business situations.
  3. Identify, explain and support current and future information systems that are related to management and technology.
  4. Relate, show and explain knowledge and technologies relevant to information technology and its application.
  5. Experience hands-on learning, application and proper managerial skills and be able to work independently or in a team.
  6. Adapt to the latest emerging ICT environment
  7. Secure employment in related fields and venture into a small-scale business.
Entry requirement: 
Passed SPM with 3 Credits which include Mathematics or Equivalent
2 years and 6 months (7 semesters)