Course Details

Diploma in Information Communications and Technology

Asia Pacific University




  • Description

    Coverage of the academic aspect as well as the vocational aspect of the wide area of Computing and Information and Communications Technology. Students with the skills to prepare them for careers in the ICT environment with emphasis on solutions design, software development and technology infrastructure support. Students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring the application of technology in a business and organisational context, so as to facilitate response to continuous future changes in technology and industry practices. Students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate responses to continuous future changes in industry practises.

    Field of Study

    Computing & IT

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    46,000 (USD 11,500)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)
    April, May & September

Entry Requirements

  • O-level
    An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at O-Levels/GCSE including credit in Mathematics
    An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at SPM including credit in Mathematics and a minimum of pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History)
  • Others
    A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above
  • English Requirements

    IELTS 4.0
    TOEFL PBT (397)
    TOEFL IBT (30-31)
    CAE (160) (Cambridge English : Advance) / CEFR B2
    CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1
    PTE (Pearson Test of English) (30)
    MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band 2)

Programme Structure

  •  Semester 1

    ABUS008-4-1 English for Academic Purposes

    ABUS009-4-1 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

    ABUS002-4-1 Managing Business

    AICT003-4-1 Practical IT Skills

    MQA U1 Malaysian Studies 2(MPU2163) or BMK1(MPU2133 -international Students)

  • Semester 2

    ABUS007-4-1 Academic Research Skills

    AICT001-4-1 Computer Technology

    AAQS007-4-1 Discrete Mathematics AAQS007-4-1

    MQA U2 Professional Communications (MPU2222)

    MQA U4 Co-Curriculum MPU2412

  • Semester 3

    AICT005-4-1 Database System AICT005-4-1

    AICT004-4-1 Computer Systems Architecture

    AICT004-4-2 Operating Systems

    AAPP008-4-2 Visual Basic.NET AAPP008-4-2

    MQA U3 Environmental Issues in Malaysia (MPU2332)

  • Semester 4

    AAPP009-4-2 Web Development

    AICT008-4-2 IT Operation Management

    AICT007-4-2 Information Systems

    AICT003-4-2 Networks & Networking

    AAPP007-4-2 System Analysis & Design

  • Semester 5

    AAPP004-4-2 Java Programming

    AINT001-4-2 Multimedia Applications

    AICT006-4-2 Digital Security & Forensics

    AAPP006-4-2 Software Development Project

  • Semester 6

    AIT001-4-4 Internship

Additional Information

  • Fees
    46,000 (USD 11,500)

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