Information Technology is fast becoming the backbone of business organisations regardless of their size. The FTMS Diploma in Business Information Technology is designed to focus on the application and management of computer systems, striking a balance of both IT and business related studies. This programme aims to provide students with an appreciation of the business environment, the tools and techniques to analyse business problems, design IT solutions and develop skills to manage business and technology. The programme provides graduates with information technology application knowledge and professional business skills. Upon successful completion of the course students may apply for exemption on a related computing degree.
- 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
- Systems Analysis and Design
- Data Communication and Networking
- Business Law
- C Programming
- English for Professional
- Business Systems
- Business Information Systems
- Computer Systems and Architecture
- Computer Ethics
- Database Management Systems
- Software Engineering
- Management Support Systems
- Business Decision Techniques
- Web Application Technologies
- Visual Basic
- Business English
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:
- System Analysts
- IT Training Executives
- Business support executives
- IT Project Co-ordinators
- IT Sales Executives
- User Support Analysts
- Web Designers
- E-Business Application Developers