Programmes / Diploma

Diploma in Information Technology

JPT/BPP(K)(R/482/4/0164/FA8918) 12/27
2 Years
January, April and August
MQA Code

At Sunway College, the Diploma in Information Technology (DIIT) is designed to equip students with up-to-date expertise in corporate information systems, internet and interactive media, mobile communications technologies, computer systems and networking, and software engineering.  Through Sunway’s DIIT, students will also develop specialised Information Technology (IT) knowledge in programming, web development and content management systems - operating systems, networking, database modelling and implementation.

Students are trained to gain technical knowledge & skills and prepare them for careers in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) environment. Students will gain hands-on experience with real industry clients, acquire skills, and create network with potential employers.  

Your pathway to a brighter future starts here

Entry Requirements

SPM / O-Level
Pass with a minimum of 3 credits including Mathematics
Pass with a minimum of 3 Bs including Mathematics
Other Qualifications
Any other equivalent qualifications accredited by MQA


Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Fundamentals of Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Operating System
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Mobile Application
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Programming Concepts & Problem Solving
  • Java Programming
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Database Fundamental l
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistis
  • English for Information Technology

Year 2

  • Computer System Architecture
  • Professional Issues in Information Technology
  • Object-oriented Modelling
  • Network Administration & Security
  • Database Fundamental ll
  • Mathematics Logic and Theory Set
  • Basic Linear Algebra
  • Elementary Calculus
  • English for Business
  • Communication
  • IT Project l
  • IT Project ll

General Studies Subjects

Malaysian and International students are required to pass the MOHE General Studies subjects

For Local students:

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A* or Creativity and Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education or Islamic Studies
  • Kursus Integriti dan Anti Rasuah (KIAR)
  • Education for Sustainability
  • Community Service

* Applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

Progression Pathway

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion of this programme a variety of job options could include;

  • Analyst Programmer
  • Graphics Programmer
  • Information Security Officer
  • Information Systems Officer
  • IT Support Personnel
  • Mobile Apps / Web Developer
  • Network Analyst
  • Software Designer / Engineer
  • Systems Designer / Engineer
  • User Interface Designer


Scholarships and Bursaries

The following scholarships & bursaries are available for this programme:

  • Sin Chew Education Fund
  • Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Scholarship
  • Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship

Student can also apply for the following financial aids:

  • PTPTN Loan
  • EPF Withdrawal
What's Next?

For admissions enquiry, contact our education counsellors

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