Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma in Information Technology (DIIT)

Programme Intakes
January, April and August


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The Diploma in Information Technology (DIIT) programme 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. 

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



Programme Details

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


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification Grade
SPM / O-Level Pass with min. 3 credits (including Mathematics)
UEC  Pass with min. 3 Bs (including Mathematics)
Other Equivalent Qualifications
  • Pass in any qualification equivalent to Certificate (Level 3, MQF)
  • 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
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Fundamentals of Information System
  • Programming Concepts & Problem Solving
  • System Analysis & Design
  • Database Fundamental I
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Java Programming
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Web Design
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Principles of Management
  • English for Information Technology


Year 2

Students will learn the following subjects in the second year
  • Computer System Architecture
  • Database Fundamental II
  • Professional Issues in Information
  • Technology
  • Object-oriented Modelling
  • Network Administration & Security
  • Web Development
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Mobile Application
  • Mathematics Logic & Theory Set
  • English for Business Communication
  • IT Project I
  • IT Project II
  • Internship


MOHE General Studies

Students must pass these MOHE General Studies

For Local Students

  • Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation
  • 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)
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education OR Islamic Studies OR Education for Sustainability Development

For International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
  • Creativity & Innovative Thinking Skills
  • Community Service
  • Moral Education 
  • Education for Sustainability Development 

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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