University & College International Student Services

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Apply Course Add to favourites Enquire Course

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 & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY WITH SPECIALISM IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

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

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

DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY WITH SPECIALISM IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Students with skills in software systems development, with emphasis on aspects of software engineering.
  • Students with the skills to prepare them for careers in the ICT environment with emphasis on solutions design, software development and technology infrastructure support.
  • An appreciation of the proven principles and techniques for the development and support of software systems in commercial organisations.
  • Students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate responses to continuous future changes in industry practises.
  • Students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring the application of technology in a business and organisational context, so as to respond to continuous future changes in technology and industry practices.
  • Students with intellectual skills, communications ability and team working 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 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.

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 & Programme 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. Introduction to Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence will bring an insight into the techniques used in the design of software and the building of knowledge based systems. The semester culminates in the Software Development Project which integrates skills, knowledge and understanding from the full programme.

Modules

  • Java Programming
  • VB.Net
  • Introduction to SE
  • Introduction to AI
  • 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

Source: Asia Pacific University