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Diploma in Information Technology

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


  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Programming Concepts & Problem Solving
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Database Fundamental I
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Fundamentals of Information System
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Java Programming
  • Professional Issues in Information Technology
  • Object-oriented Modelling
  • Database Fundamental II

Internet Technologies

  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Network Administration & Security
  • Web Development
  • Web Design
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Mobile Application


  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Mathematics Logic & Theory Set


  • IT Project I
  • IT Project II


General Studies Subjects

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

For Local students:

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education / Islamic Studies
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education
  • Community Service

Soft Skill Subjects

  • Principles of Management
  • English for Information Technology
  • English for Business Communication

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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