Duration:
2 years

Intakes:
January 9, May 23, August 21

Campus:
HELP Damansara

Level of Study:
Diploma

Faculty:
Faculty of Computing and Digital Technology

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R2/481/4/0073) (A6528) 09/20

About this course

At HELP University, the IT programmes are designed to equip students with up-to-date expertise in corporate information systems, internet and interactive media, mobile communications technologies, computer systems and networking, and software engineering. Students are trained to gain technical knowledge and skills. The programmes also prepare the students to assume their place in the demanding Information Technology industry.

The Diploma in Information Technology encompasses a thorough grounding in the fundamental skills as well as providing a theoretical understanding which is vital for an IT graduate. Students will be exposed to JAVA programming, VB.net, HTML, J2ME, Java Scripting as well as networking and business communication. Lifelong learning skills are integrated into the Level One units with emphasis on critical thinking skills and personal excellence. They are also taught communication and personal skills to enable them to interact effectively in the demanding workforce.

Total Course Fees

RM 35,700

Subject Listing

ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

  • English for IT
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Visual Programming
  • Introduction to Structured Programming
  • Introduction to Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Computer Technology Essentials
  • IT Mini Project
9 COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Business Communications
  • Database Concepts and Practices
  • Internet Technology
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Data Communications
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Industrial Internship
ELECTIVE SUBJECTS (CHOOSE 2)
  • Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Programming Principles
  • Interactive Media Applications
  • Organisations and Management
  • Principles of Marketing
FREE ELECTIVE SUBJECTS
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics and Game Development
  • Game Design
  • 3D Modelling
  • Game Level Design
  • Multiplayer Games Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Statistics and Data Visualization
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Programming in Java II
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Object – Oriented Programming in C++
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Web Programming
  • Computer Forensics
  • Mobile Communications
  • Introduction to Computer Systems Engineering
  • Introduction to Mobile Apps
  • Software Engineering Principles

MPU1

  • MPU2163 Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian students)
  • MPU2133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International students)

MPU2 (CHOOSE 1)

  • MPU2213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
    *For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu
  • MPU2223 Communication and Writing Skills

MPU3

  • MPU2313 Introduction to Malaysian Tourism

MPU4 (CHOOSE 1)

  • MPU2412 Co-curriculum (Sports 1)
  • MPU2422 Co-curriculum (Community Service 1) MPU2432 Co-curriculum (Event Management 1)

Credit Transfer Programmes


CARDIFF UNVERSITY
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 2 years at Cardiff University (Bachelor of Information Technology)
  • BSc Computer Science (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • BSc Computer Science with Specialism (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • BSc Software Engineering (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • BSc Business Information Systems (1+2 or 1+3 with Year Industry)
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science MSc Information Security and Privacy
  • MSc Computing
  • MSc Computing and IT Management

UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 2 years at the University of Essex (BSc Information & Communication Technology / BSc Computer Games / BSc Computer Science)
  • BSc Information & Communication Technology (2+1)
  • BSc Computer Games (2+1)
  • BSc Computer Science (2+1)

NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Business Information Systems Management
  • MSc Computer Network Technology

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

The Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours are provided as part of an exclusive credit transfer arrangement with the University of Queensland. The BEng, BSc and BIT are the University of Queensland’s internationally recognised specialist degrees in engineering, computer technology and applications. The degrees include a central core comprising compulsory study in computer science and several affiliated areas. Partial tuition remission scholar-ships are available on a case-by-case basis.

  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 1½ years at The University of Queensland (Bachelor of Information Technology) / 2 years at The University of Queensland (Bachelor of Computer Science).
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (1+2 or 2+1)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (2+1½)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Software) (Honours) (2+2)
  • Master of Computer Science (2+1+1½)
  • Master of Computer Science (3+1½)

 

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 2 years at the Australian National University (Bachelor of Information Technology)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (2+1½)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) (2+2)
  • Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Honours) (2+2)

 

THE EASTERN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, NEW ZEALAND
  • 2 years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 1.5 years at the Eastern Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Computing Systems)

Assessment

Coursework and Assignments – 50%
Final examination – 50%
Total – 100%

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

SPM / O-Levels
At least 3 credits (including a pass in SPM Bahasa Melayu and Sejarah and a credit in Mathematics)

Senior Middle 3 (UEC)
At least 3 B’s

Recognized Computing Certificate

Recognized related Technical / Vocational Certificate

Relevant Work Exprience
1 year

Bridging Programme
1 semester

Equivalent qualification

Academic Pathway

Why Computing & Digital Technology @ HELP?

 
  • Low lecturer-student ratio
  • Industry endorsed programmes – Robust linkages with the industry to provide internships for undergraduates and graduates
  • Great career prospects – 99.99% employability for graduates. Our graduates have been employed by Accenture, Shell, Astro, Star, Maxis, HP, Intel, Citibank, IBM, etc.
  • ..and many more