KPT/JPS (R2/481/4/0474) (A9421) (08/24)

Diploma in Information and Communication Technology

Course ID
2 Years 6 Month
Credit Hour
90 Credits
Information Technology


The Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is a pre-degree qualification in IT, which enriches students with the skills required to face the increasing demands from the industries.

DICT Programme covers a broad range of areas in Information and Communication Technology and the course curriculum includes both practical and theoretical aspects of IT knowledge. Students will have the potential of problem solving skills and logical reasoning as well as intensive fieldtrips to be exposed them to the real world in IT.


Innovative International College programmes are available across several intake dates throughout the year. We encourage students to apply a month before intake starts to ensure a smooth registration, on-boarding and orientation process before classes begins.

Entry requirements

  • i. Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or equivalent to getting at least Three (3) credits including subjects Mathematics;


  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) equivalent with at least 1 full pass in any subject with credit in Mathematics SPM subjects


  • Recognized Computer Certificate or equivalent;


  • A recognized Technical/Vocational Certificate or equivalent with one (1) year of relevant work experience or one (1) semester of a transitional program.


  • Other or equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Course structure and modules

The curriculum places a strong emphasis on key skills in data communication, human relations, and information technology.

1st Year

  • English for Business Communication
  • Basic Computer Concepts
  • Fundamental of Mathematics
  • Introduction to Business
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Introduction to Database
  • Discreet Mathematics
  • Principles of Management
  • Information System
  • PC Maintenance & Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B

2nd Year

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Data Communication & Computer Networks
  • Multimedia & Tools
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Software Design and Development
  • Islamic Studies
  • Moral Studies & Malaysian Studies

3rd Year

  • E-Commerce
  • Networking for Business Systems
  • Internet Programming
  • Final Project

Career opportunities

The skills learned at Faculty of Information Technology are applicable not just in information & communication technology, but to an entire industry of information technology related businesses.

career in the information technology industry includes opportunities in many different areas such as:

Computer System Administrator

System Analyst

Computer System Officer

Information Technology Support Officer

Operation System Analyst

System Designer

Database Administrator

Web Designer/Administrator

Project Manager