Diploma in Information Technology

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Here's the BIG Picture

Our Diploma in Information Technology
provides you with an in-depth curriculum to understand the concepts, principles, and techniques related to studying the Internet infrastructure, architecture, standards, and
network systems. Upon completion, you will possess both theoretical and practical knowledge, along with networking expertise to install, design, construct, maintain, and troubleshoot network problems via hands-on learning. 

Why Choose This Course At UNIMY?

  • Comprehensive curriculum covering a wide range of IT subjects.
  • Industry-relevant skills and practical
  • Hands-on experience through practical
    training and industry-based projects.
  • Strong industry partnerships for internships and networking.
  • Experienced and qualified faculty members.
  • Numerous job opportunities in various IT fields upon graduation.
  • Prepares you for future technologies and trends in the IT industry.

Why choose UNIMY?

At UNIMY, students will benefit from an exceptional academic experience set within the well-renowned science, technology, and innovation hub. UNIMY’s lecturers are comprised of a diverse group of experts from various industries with specialisations in UNIMY’s eight focus areas. Our ethos of high-quality teaching and learning, leading-edge curriculum, and work readiness skills, combined with a vibrant student experience will be the key to unlocking your true potential. This is where you will gain fundamental knowledge and practical experience, as well as become competent enough to take on the challenges that come with IR 4.0. 

How Do I Get In?

  • Pass SPM /SPMV with at least credit in any 3 subjects, inclusive of Mathematics; or
  • Pass IGCSE / O-Level with a minimum of
    grade C in any 3 subjects inclusive of
    Mathematics; or
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in any 3 subjects inclusive of Mathematics; or
  • Any equivalent qualification recognised by the Government of Malaysia

English Language Proficiency

Local Students:

SPM/IGCSE/UEC - Minimum Pass; or
MUET - Minimum Band 3.0

International Students:

MUET - Minimum Band 3.0; or
IELTS - Minimum Band 4.0; or
TOEFL iBT - Minimum Score 30; or
PTE - Minimum Score 36; or
LINGUASKILL - Minimum Score 140

** Validity of test results

  • MUET - 5 years
  • IELTS, PTE, Linguaskill & TOEFL iBT - 2 years

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Year 1 

Introduction to Computing 

This introductory module takes a hands-on approach to nurture an understanding of how information technology can be used to increase productivity. A variety of popular and commonly used software packages are used during the practical work, including document preparation, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, electronic mail and groupware software. You'll also learn the proper usage of common computer hardware.  

Problem Solving & Programming 

This module covers problem solving skills, writing algorithms, basic programming syntax, control structures, functions and arrays. This is designed to give you the ability to write simple console programs and to be able to understand such programs written by others programmer. 

Computing Mathematics 1 & 2

This 2-part module will prepare you with the mathematical foundations for other Computer Science and Information Technology courses, with focus on the topics of data structures, algorithms, database theory, computer security and operating systems. 


Learn how to become a cyberpreneur: tech-based entrepreneurs of the future, with this class. The module comprises of two parts: product development and, commercialising the product. You will be exposed to the principles of e-commerce, the internet and the web infrastructure for e-commerce, web-based tools for e-commerce, current trends in the use of e-commerce, and much more. 

Effective Communication – Workplace & Persuasive Presentation 

Effective communication is the key to success in professional and personal endeavors. The right strategy, carefully chosen words, and respect extended through communication can be the making of a team or an individual. This module outlines different paradigms for communication, explores interpersonal communication and its applications in the workplace, and much more. You will be assessed through a series of activities, including role-plays, oral presentations, and written reports and examinations.

Networking Fundamentals 

The module is an introduction to Networks and Computer Communications, Data Communications, and networking concerns regarding the transportation of data between computers. In this module, you will learn the theoretical and practical aspects of data communications and networking. 

Digital & Cyber Laws 

This module introduces you to the many different types of cybercrime. You will learn how to identify cybercriminal activity and learn how companies and law enforcement agencies are responding to the dangers these crimes present.  

Cognitive Process & Problem Solving 

This module provides an introductory level of human cognitive processes, with focus on how we process information. The module will allow you to explore critical issues related to education, along with sense making on a personal and social level. You will also be introduced to various heuristic frameworks, and apply appropriate strategies for learning, thinking and problem-solving.

Issues in the Malaysian Economy 

The focus of this module is on the problems and issues that affect individuals, firms and governments. It is to relate the content of economics to the economic problems and issues experienced by individuals and society. The key issues consist of economic growth and quality of life, unemployment, inflation, external stability, distribution of income and environmental sustainability.  

Object-Oriented Programming 

This module is designed to enable students to identify solutions to computational problems using object-oriented concepts, capture reusable patterns of design, and write programs using object-oriented programming languages. Focus will be given to in-depth coverage of high-level abstraction of objects, Abstract Data Types, Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts, and programming methodology. 

Database Management Systems

This module explores the fundamental concepts necessary for the design, use, and implementation of database and document management systems, for example, the relational database model. 

Year 2

Fundamental Data Structures & Algorithms

This module will focus on data structures and associated algorithms that are fundamental to the study of computer science. It will also focus on the analysis of algorithms in terms of algorithmic efficiency. The innovative features of this module include its use of the object-oriented language. Object-oriented programming languages are widely used in industry by corporations worldwide, and is rapidly becoming the language of choice for software development professionals. 

Introduction to Information Security 

Gain a fundamental understanding of information and computer security technology, including issues such as security policy and technical approaches. It also involves the protection mechanisms supported by modern processors and operating systems.

Internetworking Technologies 

Designed to give you the ability to managing the existing network infrastructure, this module provides a general introduction to hardware, software and networking devices, and software to manage computer networks.

Network Infrastructure 

The module provides a fundamental walk-through on networks and computer communication infrastructure, with particular focus on a discussion of the OSI layered model. It also covers LAN and WAN design, implementation, and application within organisations. 

Cloud & Service Computing 

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the principles, foundations, and applications of cloud computing, and its effect on information technology processes, and the IT marketplace. In this module, the different types of features, standards, services, and security issues in cloud computing will be discussed. You will gain the opportunity to study this new paradigm of computing, where dynamically scalable, and often virtualized resources are offered as services over the internet. The module will also cover hands-on experiences related to the processes of deploying and utilising cloud computing services.

Data Centre & Cloud Management 

The first half of this module is an introduction to data centers, and fundamental concepts, which cover their design, architecture, and security. The second half of the module will cover the management of cloud technology. 

Community Service

Through Community Service, you will learn to critically evaluate information, both in and out of the classroom, and to make valid, sound decisions. You will appreciate how to live, work, and learn respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs, through the act of giving back to the community. 

Mobile & Wireless Networking 

This module covers the ins-and-outs of wireless and mobile networks, focusing on wireless and mobile computing, and networking. 

Project Management Fundamentals 

This module will expose you to project management experience for you to use as a guideline to complete your final year projects. Topic of focus include the systems and procedures in the areas of planning, organizing, scheduling, and budgeting. The module will also involve building valuable soft skills such as good communication, trust, and teamwork. Project managers from industry will be invited to share their experiences. 

Pengajian Malaysia 2/Malaysian Studies 2 

This unit focuses on applying the values ​​of unity and integration of Malaysians as well as fostering the spirit of patriotism and nationalism in addition to fostering a sense of goodwill among the Malaysian community.

Database Information Systems 

This module explores the fundamental concepts necessary for the design, use and implementation of database and document management systems. A particular emphasis is placed on the relational database model. 

Systems Analysis & Design 

This module explores the fundamental concepts necessary for the design, use and implementation of database and document management systems. A particular emphasis is placed on the relational database model.

Web Applications Development 

This module offers you the basic of web programming. You will learn the concept of designing and creating web pages, using HTML (hypertext markup language), XHTML, CSS and more. You will also learn how to use Macromedia Dreamweaver to organise, access, and disseminate information, as well as how to utilise them in the web development process to create dynamic HTML and JavaScript. 

Operating Systems 

This module explores the fundamental concepts which are necessary for a computer operating system. The emphasis of the module is placed on the both hardware and software operation that are managed by computer operating system. 

Elective Module 1*

Elective Module 2*

Year 3

Internet Server Technologies 

Web server application give a way to system administrator to exploit data for the use of the organization. This subject provide basic understanding on the web server application which focusing on SAS system which cover the basic management of SAS web server application. 

Elective Module 3*

Final Year Project 

This project is a capstone design experience which involves system design specification, system implementation, and system evaluation. Assessment will be based on a written report, demonstration and oral presentation. You will be encouraged to apply their knowledge to a specific topic, and develop their organisational, theoretical, and applied skills.

Practical Training

This module is designed to prepare you for the field of IT, in a real world setting. It will also give the organisation the opportunity to develop your talents in a way that caters to the industry's demands upon the your graduation.


Choose 3*

Internetworking Security 

Explore and examine the principles, mechanisms, and implementation of network security and data protection systems. The topics of learning will help you with the fundamentals of network security. Topics include Introduction to Security, Network Security, Administering a secure network, Wireless Network Security and Authentication and Account Management. 

Information Technology Security Management & Auditing 

The goal of the module is to provide students with an overview of the field of Information Security and Auditing from a managerial perspective. You will be exposed to the spectrum of security management and audit activities, methods, methodologies, and procedures. Topics covered will include inspection and protection of information assets, the management of risk, the detection of and reaction to threats to information assets, and an overview of Information Security Planning. 

Enterprise Networking

The main purpose an enterprise network is to integrate isolated users and workgroups. All systems must be able to communicate and share the information seamlessly. This subject helps to facilitate your learning of the fundamentals of establishing an enterprise network.

Introduction to Ethical Hacking & Intrusion Prevention 

This module provides students with a comprehensive overview of ethical hacking. You will cover topics in intrusion detection involving Scanning and System Footprinting, Hacking, Virus and Trojan construction, IDS and Firewall systems, and Honeypot design. This module will immerse the students into an interactive environment where you will be shown how to scan, test, hack, and secure their own systems.  

Forensics in Digital Security 

This module focuses on computer and cyber forensics. You will learn about the different aspects of computer and cyber crimes, and how to uncover, protect, exploit, and document digital evidence. You will be exposed to different types of tools (both software and hardware), techniques and procedures, gaining the ability to use them to perform basic forensic investigations. Collaborative and action-learning experiences will be incorporated.

Basic Information Technology Security

This module aims to give you a fundamental understanding of computer security technology. This includes issues such as security policy and technical approaches (how we can obtain assurance that the protection provided is adequate). It also involves the protection mechanisms supported by modern processors and operating systems.

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