This Diploma in Information Technology and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and Systems Development are designed to give students a broad knowledge and understanding of information technology principles which are essential for students to become effective IT personnel and administrators.
Information Technology is the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems to organize and communicate information electronically.
The Diploma and BTEC Higher National Diploma expose students to key functional areas of Information Technology and their interconnection through a variety of core units: Computer Organization, Database, Operating System, Data Communication and Networking, Visual Programming, Management Information System, Multimedia and E-Commerce.
Students are assessed via continuous assignments, tutorials, and written examinations culminating with a final year project. Assessment for BTEC Higher National Diploma will be by assignments only.
Mode of study
Full-time or part-time
Duration of study
2.5 years (full-time) or 4 years (part-time)
January, April, August
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Elective subject|
|Introduction to Information Technology||Management Information System||Industrial training||Network Security|
|Proficiency English I||System Analysis and Design||Multimedia Development|
|Computer Organization||Introduction to Multimedia||Object Oriented Programming|
|Introduction to Programming||E-Commerce|
|Discrete Mathematics||Khidmat Masyarakat|
|Pengajian Malaysia 2||System Integration and Architecture|
|Introduction to Database||Social and Professional Issue|
|Proficiency English II||Human Computer Interaction|
|Operating System||Internet Programming|
|Data Communication and Networking||Elective 2|
|Decision Making Skills/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A||IT Final Project|
|Integrative Programming and Technology|
The above programme modules are for Newbridge Diploma. These module will be adapted for BTEC Higher National Diploma.
|SPM/ O-Level||3 credits (Grade C or above) including Mathematics|
|UEC||3 credits (Grade B or above) including Mathematics and a pass in English|
|STPM||Pass STPM in any subjects and credit in Mathematics at SPM level|
|Certificate Level 3 (MQF)||Pass certificate with credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.|
|Other Equivalent Qualifications||
System Analyst, Network Administrator, Software Developer, Network Maintenance Assistant, Information System Assistant, Information Systems Manager, Database Administrator, Information Systems Analyst, Helpdesk Support Manager.
Progression to degree programmes
The Diploma and BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and Systems enable students to progress to second year Bachelor degree courses in related field at selected local universities or universities in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and the United Kingdom.
Tuition fees : RM 17,500
Other fees : RM 1,000
Deposit : RM 500 Refundable
BTEC : £ 250 (initial registration)
BTEC : £ 20 (Annual Fee for subsequent year)