Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a Specialism in Data Informatics

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
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Duration
2 years
Intakes
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Total tuition fee (local)
USD 10,520
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 11,023

About this course

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Provide students with skills in software systems development, with emphasis on aspects of data informatics.
  • Prepare students for careers in the ICT environments with emphasis on solutions design, software development, technology infrastructure support, data informatics application.
  • Enable appreciation of the proven principles and techniques to the developmentn and support of software systems in commercial organisations.
  • Provide students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate response to continuous future changes in industry practices.
  • Develop students’ intellectual skills, communications ability and team working capability.

Entry Requirements

  • An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at SPM including credit in Mathematics and a minimum of pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History); or
  • An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at O-Levels/GCSE including credit in Mathematics; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above

Curriculum

Semester 1

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Business
  • Practical IT Skills

Semester 2

  • Academic Research Skills
  • Computer Technology​​​​​​​
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Professional Communication

Semester 3

  • Database Systems
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Visual Basic.NET

Semester 4

  • Networks & Networking
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Introduction to Data Analytics
  • Numerical Methods
  • Introduction to Software Engineering

Semester 5

  • Java Programming
  • Behavioural Science and Marketing Analytics
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Development Project

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