Diploma In Interactive
And Digital Media

KPT/JPS (N/213/4/0276)12/20 | MQA/FA 6623

Course Duration

Full time 3 Years (6 Long Semesters + 2 Short Semesters)


Feb / May / Sept

Course Fees

RM 23,000 (Malaysian)
RM 28,500 (International


The programme expands students’ creative potential through the combination of theoretical and practical work in many aspects of new media. Students will be taught the conceptual development and production of media content which will equip them with the skills, knowledge, and mindset required to provide quality graphic designs and interactive solutions. The programme also helps students to acquire the skills necessary to communicate ideas and stories over different media. Graduates of the programme will be qualified to excel in entry-level positions in the digital media industry.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • SPM: PASS WITH AT LEAST CREDIT in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics
  • IGCSE / O-LEVEL: PASS WITH A MINIMUM OF GRADE C in 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics
  • UEC: PASS WITH A MINIMUM OF GRADE B in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics

English Language Requirements

1. For Malaysian Students

  • SPM/SPMV: Minimum pass; OR
  • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

2. For International Students

  • IGCSE: Minimum pass; OR
  • MUET: Minimum band 2; OR
  • IELTS: Minimum band 4.0; OR
  • TOEFL: Minimum score of 397; OR
  • Any equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

** Validity of test results:
-MUET: 5 years
-IELTS & TOEFL: 2 years

Programme Outline

Year 1

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Cognitive Process and Problem Solving
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Computing Mathematics I & II
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Web Applications Development
  • Digital and Cyber Laws
  • Cyberpreneurship
  • Pengajian Malaysia II

Year 2

  • Fundamental Data Structures and Algorithm
  • Database Information Systems
  • Introduction to Information Security
  • Internetworking Technologies
  • Mobile and Wireless Networking
  • Cloud and Service Computing
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Effective Communication – Workplace and Persuasive Presentation
  • Issues in the Malaysian Economy
  • Co-Curriculum
  • *Elective Subjects

Year 3

  • Internet Server Technologies
  • Data Centre and Cloud Management
  • *Elective Subjects
  • Final Year Project
  • Practical Training

Elective Subjects* (Choose 3)

  • Enterprise Networking
  • Basic Information Technology Security
  • Internetworking Security
  • Information Technology Security Management and Audit
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking and Intrusion Prevention
  • Forensics in Digital Security

Education Pathway

Career Prospects

  • Cloud Operation Engineer
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Support Personnel
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Security Specialist
  • IT Service Management Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Support Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • System Consultant
  • Web and Software Developer​

Students Testimonial

UNIMY has a very conducive study environment. I can't help but feel very blessed to be here. The people I know are very supportive. They provide great input, which has been valuable.

Nur Asfia JamaluddinFoundation in Computing & Engineering

For a student who has been staying abroad for years, attending UNIMY has broadened my perspective and understanding of computers and technology.
The university has comfortable atmosphere with students from different walks of life. Some subjects are challenging; however, enthusiastic lecturers are prepared to lend a helping hand.

Auni QistinaFoundation in Computing & Engineering

UNIMY has given me a new perspective towards the subject of technology and science and it has been an eye-opening journey being here. The subjects are specialised so it gives me a sure direction and focus for my future. The assignments have helped build my character and motivation. The staff are knowledgeable in their respective fields and they have been hospitable and helpful towards students' issues. Being at UNIMY has made me learn, grow and mature as a student and I am grateful for the experiences and opportunities.

Rachel Ooi Yin WahFoundation in Computing & Engineering

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