Project Description

Diploma in Information Technology

(R2-DL/482/4/0212 (A8368) 09/22)

The objectives of this programme is to produce learners with IT skills which enable them to become programmers, analyst programmers, IT administrators or IT executives. Learners are required to accumulate 90 credit hours of prescribed courses in order to graduate.

Kemasukan Biasa

i. Lulus SPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kepujian dalam 3 mata pelajaran termasuk Matematik; atau
ii. UEC dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B dalam 3 mata pelajaran termasuk Matematik; atau
iii. O-Level dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya gred C dalam 3 mata pelajaran termasuk Matematik; atau
iv. Lulus SKM Tahap 3 dalam bidang berkaitan DAN lulus SPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Matematik di peringkat SPM; atau
v. Lulus Sijil Kolej Komuniti yang setara dengan tahap 3 MQF dalam bidang berkaitan DAN lulus SPM dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Matematik di peringkat SPM; atau
vi. Lulus kelayakan lain yang setara dengan Sijil (Tahap 3 MQF) DAN kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Matematik di peringkat SPM
Catatan:
Calon yang tidak mempunyai kepujian dalam mata pelajaran Matematik di peringkat SPM boleh diterima masuk sekiranya program Sijil tersebut mengandungi mata pelajaran Matematik yang setara dengan mata pelajaran Matematik di peringkat SPM

vii. STPM atau setara dengan mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (NGMP 2.00) dalam 1 mata pelajaran DAN kepujian Matematik di peringkat SPM; atau
viii. STAM (pangkat Maqbul) DAN kepujian Matematik peringkat SPM; atau
ix. Kelayakan-kelayakan lain yang diiktiraf setara.

ATAU

Kemasukan APEL
• Warganegara Malaysia; dan
• Calon hendaklah berumur 20 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; dan
• Mempunyai pengalaman kerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; dan
• Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Diploma (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM).

Normal Entry

i. Pass SPM with minimum credit in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
ii. UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
iii. O-Level with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
iv. Pass SKM Level 3 in related field AND pass SPM with minimum a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
v. Pass Community College Certificate equivalent to MQF Level 3 in related field AND pass SPM with minimum a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
vi. Pass other qualifications equivalent to Certificate (MQF Level 3) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
Note:
Candidate without credit in Mathemathics at SPM level can be exempted if the Certificate program comprise of Mathematics equivalent to the Mathematics at SPM level.

vii. STPM or its equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 1 subject AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
viii. STAM (Maqbul level) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
ix. Other recognized equivalent qualifications.

OR

APEL entry
• Malaysian; and
• Candidate must be 20 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
• Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
• Pass APEL Assessment for a Diploma (conducted by OUM).

Note:

  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Sem 1 RM 1,278 RM 1,278 RM 1,278 RM 1,278
Sem 2 RM 1,136 RM 1,136 RM 1,278
Sem 3 RM 1,136 RM 1,278 RM 1,704
Total RM 12,780

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.


Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

Note

Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

Financial options:

  • PTPTN; or
  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
  • Flexible Payment Scheme.

 Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.
GENERAL STUDIES COURSES
Subject Name Credit Hours
FALSAFAH DAN ISU SEMASA 1 2
PENGAJIAN MALAYSIA 3
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1 2
COCURRICULUM 2
UNIVERSITY COMPULSORY
Subject Name Credit Hours
LEARNING SKILLS FOR  21ST CENTURY 3
ENGLISH FOR WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3
ENGLISH FOR ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
ENGLISH FOR WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION 3
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 3
CORE COURSE
Subject Name Credit Hours
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT  3
BASICS OF MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY  3
C PROGRAMMING I 1
COCURRICULUM  2
MATHEMATICS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  3
C PROGRAMMING II 2
METHODOLOGY OF INFORMATION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT  3
ELEMENTS OF COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE 3
INTRODUCTION TO OPERATING SYSTEM 3
INTRODUCTION TO DATA STRUCTURE 3
INTRODUCTION TO WEB PROGRAMMING 3
INTRODUCTION TO DATABASE 3
INTRODUCTORY MANAGEMENT FOR NON-BUSINESS MAJOR 3
INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT-ORIENTED APPROACH 3
INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING 3
JAVA PROGRAMMING 3
BASICS OF LINUX 3
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER NETWORKING 3
INTRODUCTION TO MOBILE APPS DEVELOPMENT 3
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION 3
INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK SECURITY 3
DIPLOMA PROJECT 3
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 6

Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) FAQs

  1. Who should enrol for DIT programme?
    This programme meant for those:

    • who have an interest in the area of Information Technology
    • who are working or have interest to work in IT field
    • who want to expand their knowledge and skill in IT
  2. What is the uniqueness of this programme in OUM?

    • You can learn and work at the same time
    • You will be taught with technical and soft skill
    • With working experience, you can enrol using APEL
    • Upon completion, you can apply for MBOT certification
      WHAT IS MBOT?

      Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT) is one of the new professional body that gives Professional Recognition to Technologists and Technicians in related technology and technical fields. Based on Act 768, MBOT expands its function vertically and horizontally whereby MBOT looks at technology-based profession that cuts across discipline based from conceptual design to a realized technology and covers from Technicians (with SKM/Diploma Level) up to Technologists (Bachelor’s Degree level and above).

  3. What is the career pathway of the programme?
    To work as programmer, system analyst, database, network or system administrator, software or network engineer, IT administrators, IT executives and a lot more.
  4. What is the learning pathway of the programme?
    After completion of the programme, learner can continue to pursue education in the following OUM programmes:

    • Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours (BIT)
    • Master of Information Technology (MIT)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology)
  5. What are the entry requirements for DIT?
    Normal Entry
    i. Pass SPM with minimum credit in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
    ii. UEC with minimum Grade B in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
    iii. O-Level with minimum Grade C in 3 subjects including Mathematics; or
    iv. Pass SKM Level 3 in related field AND pass SPM with minimum a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
    v. Pass Community College Certificate equivalent to MQF Level 3 in related field AND pass SPM with minimum a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
    vi. Pass other qualifications equivalent to Certificate (MQF Level 3) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level
    Note:
    Candidate without credit in Mathemathics at SPM level can be exempted if the Certificate program comprise of Mathematics equivalent to the Mathematics at SPM level.

    vii. STPM or its equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 1 subject AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or
    viii. STAM (Maqbul level) AND a credit in Mathematics at SPM level; or

    ix. Other recognized equivalent qualifications.
    OR
    APEL entry
    • Malaysian; and

    • Candidate must be 20 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
    • Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
    • Pass APEL Assessment for a Diploma (conducted by OUM).
    To know more about APEL
    https://www.oum.edu.my/apel-flexible-entry/

  6. What is the mode of teaching for the programme?
    DIT duration is for 3 years and 4 months programme with 3 courses per semester. You can take more courses depending on the grade and courses offered.
    To learn you are encouraged to attend the e-tutorial sessions conducted using video conferencing via Google Meet (8 sessions@8 hours per course) by E-Tutor.
    Your learning journey will also be supported with the forum discussion and e-lesson material under the learning platform known as MyInspire. Assignment and modules will be uploaded in this platform too. You are required to submit assignments through online and sit for the take home final examination through online submission.
  7. How much is the programme fee?
    The fee details are as per given in the Fees page in the programme website.
    Diploma in Information Technology
  8. What is the structure and courses under the programme?
    Refer to the link of the programme: Diploma in Information TechnologyYou can also check which courses available for APEL C from the listed structure.
    To know more about APEL: https://www.oum.edu.my/apel-flexible-entry/
DR HAZALINA BINTI HASHIM
DR HAZALINA BINTI HASHIMProgramme Director
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