Diploma in Information Technology

Duration:2.5 years

Intakes:April, July & September/October

Campus:Quest International University, Ipoh, Perak

Level of Study:Diploma

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Course Code:JPT/BPP(FA4979)03/25

About this course

Quest International University’s Diploma in Information Technology provides up-to-date theoretical and applied knowledge to broaden students’ expertise in the computing industry. It is designed to give them a high level of competence in the use of computer applications for business, and experience in learning to manage computer systems.

Courses in this programme will lay a solid foundation that enables students to progress to higher level qualifications in related fields.

Assignments, seminars, industrial training and successful projects undertaken throughout the duration of the programme will contribute towards the creation of a student who has the requisite skills to obtain a suitable job in the fields of Information Technology and Computer Science.

Total Course Fees


For more information on scholarships. Please e-mail enquiries@qiup.edu.my for more details.

Subject Listing

General Studies Subjects

For Malaysian Students

  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Communication Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Media and Community
  • Community Service

For International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Media and Community
  • Community Service

University Courses

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Devices, Networks, & Applications
  • Disciplined Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Co-Curriculum Activities

Compulsory Courses

  • Principles of Programming
  • Computer Organization
  • Internet Programming
  • Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Advanced Web Technology
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Database Systems
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Operating Systems
  • Mobile Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Graphics
  • Project
  • Industrial Training

Elective Courses



  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A / Interpersonal
  • Communication Skills
  • Study of Morals & Ethics
  • Community Service


  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Study of Morals & Ethics
  • Community Service
  • Practical English 1
  • Practical English 2
  • Co-Curriculum Activities
  • Introduction to IT
  • Computer Organisation
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • PC Maintenance
  • Introduction to Information System
  • Data Structure and Algorithm
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Data Communication & Networking
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Database Management System
  • Web Design
  • Mobile Computing
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Operating Systems
  • Visual Programming
  • IT Project
  • Industrial Training

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) Pass SPM or equivalent with at least credit in three (3) subjects including Mathematics; or
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Pass STPM or equivalent with minimum grade C (GPA 2.00) in any subject; AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level or its equivalent.
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with at least grade B in three (3) subjects including Mathematics; or
Certificate in Relevant Field (KKM Level 3) Pass in SKM (Level 3) and credit in Mathematics at SPM Level or its equivalent.
Other Qualifications Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia

* Only Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) with Level 3 is accepted

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