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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 INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

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

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

DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Coverage of the academic aspect as well as the vocational aspect of the wide area of Computing and Information and Communications Technology.
  • Students with the skills to prepare them for careers in the ICT environment with emphasis on solutions design, software development and technology infrastructure support.
  • Students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring the application of technology in a business and organisational context, so as to facilitate response to continuous future changes in technology and industry practices.
  • Students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate responses to continuous future changes in industry practises.
  • Students with intellectual skills, communications ability and teamworking capability.
  • Students with opportunities for progression into advanced programmes of study of International standard in relevant areas.

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 technology and 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 offered in this semester help to develop students’ knowledge and skills significantly with emphasis on aspects that are core to the study of business and technology. 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 students to advanced modules in information and communication technology related areas. Modules such as Internet Applications and Problem Solving & Program Design using C expand students’ knowledge and efficiency in solving problems and exposing them to the idea that there is no single solution to solving a problem.

Modules

Computer Technology
Internet Applications
Computer Systems Architecture
Problem Solving & Program Design Using C

SEMESTER 4

In this semester, students are exposed to more advanced concepts, skills, trends and issues in the areas of information and communication technology. The modules in this semester develop skills and capabilities in systems development and application areas which support the software development project in the final semester.

Modules

  • Database & Data Structure
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Numerical Methods & Logic
  • Operating System
  • System Analysis & Design

SEMESTER 5

In the final semester, students are provided with more advanced programming skills in the Java Programming and V.B.Net modules and an insight into the different environments in which ICT solutions sit in the Telecommunications and Networks & Networking modules. The semester culminates in the Software Development Project which integrates skills, knowledge and understanding from the full programme.

Modules

  • Java Programming
  • VB.Net
  • Telecommunication
  • Networks & Networking
  • Software Development Project

*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:

  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with a specialism in:
    • Information Systems Security
    • Database Administration
    • Intelligent Systems
    • Network Computing
    • Forensic Computing
    • Mobile Technology
  • Business Information Systems
  • BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) in Internet Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Enterprise Computing