All areas of business and commerce are becoming increasingly reliant on effective information systems - information is the resource that now drives business. Our course will introduce and develop your knowledge of information processing and information systems, and specifically how these concepts are applied within commercial organisations. Within this context, the main aims of our degree are to provide you with core knowledge and skills relevant to the development of information systems to give you a particular focus on the application of IT within a business environment. Upon successful completion of the course students may apply for exemption on a related degree program.
- Minimum 3 Credits in SPM / 'O' Level
- Two (2) Principles in STPM / 'A' Level
- FTMS Foundation in Business IT
- Diploma Year 1 in any Field
Prior to the start of any year of a course (including prior to the start of year 1 at the application stage), a student may request exemption from one or more specific taught modules during the year on the basis of previous qualifications or experience.
Exemptions will only be considered where the relevant course regulations allow for module exemptions to be granted.
Students with relevant Diploma or equivalent qualifications will be exempted from academic year 1 and 2 depending on their qualifications, subjects to approval from the Examination Board.
Assessment is through a mix of examination, coursework and essays, plus other oral and activity-based assignments. Coursework includes problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and individual and group reports.
Graduates will be awarded the MQA(Malaysian Qualifications Agency) accredited Diploma after completion of all three academic years
Diploma Course Structure:
- Statistic and Numerical Methods
- Fundamentals of Computing
- Business Communication
- Business Organisation
- Accounting Principles
- English for Learning
- Malaysian Studies
- Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
- Bahasa Malaysia
- Financial Accounting
- Principles of Marketing
- System Analysis and Design
- Computer Systems and Architecture
- Business Information System
- Introduction to Programming Using C
- Business Mathematics
- Business Economics
- Operating systems
- Office Automation
- Professional Ethics
- Electronic Commerce
- International Business
- Web Application Technology
- Visual Programming
Graduates are exceptionally well suited to positions in which business analysis and reflection are applied towards making strategic and operational contributions to the functioning, improvement and renewal of commercial and non-commercial organizations.
Graduates can seek various career opportunities at executive levels such as:
- Database administration in computing and IT
- Multimedia Designers
- System Support
- Sales and marketing
- Customer service and support