Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Information Technology

Programme Intakes
January, April and August

June 2024 Open Day


Sunway Diploma in Information Technology

The Diploma in Information Technology programme at Sunway College equips you with modern information technology (IT) skills, such as software engineering, corporate system maintenance and development, and industry grade programming languages, to transform you into an IT expert built for the modern technological landscape.

This programme gives students the opportunity to each and every aspect of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) environment. Gain first-hand experiences by working with actual Industry Partners to develop future-proof IT skills and network with potential employers.


Programme Highlights

Industry-relevant software
Wide range of
programming languages
Strong alliance and
Hands-on projects


Programme Details

Intakes January, April and August
Duration 2 Years
Assessments & Examinations 60% coursework & 40% final examination


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification

SPM / O-Level

Pass with min. 3 credits (including Mathematics)


Pass with min. 3 Bs (including Mathematics)

Other Equivalent Qualifications

  • Pass in Certificate (Level 3, MQF) or equivalent in related fields
  • Must be accredited by MQA

English Language Requirement

*For International Students only

IELTS - Minimum Band 5.0 OR equivalent

Choice Of Subject

Year 1

Students will learn the following subjects in the first year
  • Fundamentals of Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Mobile Application
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Programming Concepts & Problem Solving
  • Java Programming
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Database Fundamental I
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistics
  • English for Information Technology


Year 2

Students will learn the following subjects in the second year
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Professional Issues in Information Technology
  • Object-oriented Modelling
  • Network Administration & Security
  • Database Fundamental II
  • Mathematics Logic & Theory Set
  • Basic Linear Algebra
  • Elementary Calculus
  • English for Business Communication
  • IT Project I
  • IT Project II
  • Internship


MOHE General Studies

Students must pass these MOHE General Studies

For Local Students

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu) OR Creativity and Innovative Thinking Skills (for students who have a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)
  • Moral Education OR Islamic Studies
  • Kursus Integriti dan Anti-Rasuah (KIAR)
  • Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service

For International Students

  • Malay Language for Communication 1
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Moral Education
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Education for Sustainability Development
  • Community Service

Progression Pathway

Career Opportunities

DIIT sets you on the path to becoming an IT expert in the diversified fields of data science, computer science,
software engineering, banking and finance, manufacturing, management, ICT and more. Upon completion of this programme, graduates can expect excellent job offers, good starting salaries, and opportunities to scale the career ladder.

Become a highly sought after professional in various industries as a:

  • Computer programmer
  • Cloud system engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Data scientist
  • IT technician
  • Network engineer
  • Quality assurance tester
  • Software engineer
  • Support specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • Web administrator
  • Web developer

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Diploma Studies or degree programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information.

Downloadable Materials

Detailed information about the Sunway Diploma programme can be found in the Sunway Diploma Studies brochure.

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