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Course Fees and Duration

Course Duration:
(24 m) 2 years
Course Tuition Fees:
USD 7,961
Course Miscellanous Fees:

Placing

Area:
Bukit Jalil,
Location of Study:
Kuala Lumpur
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Awarding University:
Asia Pacific University

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  Institution: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Field Of Study:
Business Administration & Management, Computing, Technology & IT
Level Of Study:
Diploma
Course Subject:
Business Management, Information Technology
Course Intake:
August, January, March, May, October

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Students for careers in hybrid environments where business information systems are increasingly integrated, encompassing a wide range of enabling technologies and cross organisational, social, national and international boundaries.
  • Students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring the application of both business and information technology disciplines in a commercial and organisational context.
  • Students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate responses to continuous future changes in technology and industry practices.
  • Students with intellectual skills, communications ability and team working capability.

SEMESTER 1

In this semester students will be equipped with basic mathematical, language and communication as well as information technology skills. Throughout the duration of this semester, students will have the opportunity to expose themselves to various terminologies and basic concepts related to business managerial skills. These skills are imperative for a smooth transition to the following semester.

Modules

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Numerical Skills
  • Managing Business
  • Practical IT Skills

SEMESTER 2

The modules Professional Communications, Academic Research Skills and Quantitative Methods that are offered in this semester help to develop students’ knowledge and skills significantly with emphasis on aspects that are core to the study of business. The module Information Systems provides students with details of the underpinning components of any information systems for more advanced study in subsequent semesters.

Modules

  • Professional Communications
  • Academic Research Skills
  • Information Systems
  • Quantitative Methods

SEMESTER 3

This semester moves the students from the basic business concepts and procedures to more advanced topics like Marketing and Business Economics. There are also modules in related subjects such as Computer Technology and Internet Applications which will expand their knowledge and efficiency in solving problems and making decisions in different areas of business, supported by technology.

Modules

  • Computer Technology
  • Internet Applications
  • Marketing
  • Business Economics

SEMESTER 4

The modules in this semester aimed at equipping students with the knowledge and skills in the legal, statistical and accounting aspects of business. In addition, students are exposed to the Multimedia Application where students will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to create and document an interactive multimedia application.

Modules

Multimedia Applications
Legal Framework of Business
Business Statistics
Accounting
Systems Analysis & Design

SEMESTER 5

The final semester allows students to progress into more advanced areas of business, management together with computing and Information Technology skills which includes programming knowledge and Networks & Networking. Graduates will be able to demonstrate a range of cognitive and intellectual skills together with techniques specific to business, management and Information Technology.

Modules

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Managing Services
  • Managing Information Systems
  • V.B.Net
  • Networks & Networking

*In addition to the above, all students are also required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualification Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-curricular activities.

FURTHER STUDIES

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be eligible to progress into any of the following degree programmes offered at APU:

  • BA (Hons) in Business Management
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management with a specialism in E-Business
  • BA (Hons) in International Business Management
  • BSc (Hons) in Technopreneurship
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with a specialism in Business Information Systems
  • BSc (Hons) in Business Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Business Computing

Source: Asia Pacific University