Course Details

Diploma in Information & Communications Technology with a Specialism in Data Informatics

Asia Pacific University




  • Description

    Provide students with skills in software systems development, with emphasis on aspects of data informatics. Prepare students for careers in the ICT environments with emphasis on solutions design, software development, technology infrastructure support, data informatics application. Enable appreciation of the proven principles and techniques to the developmentn and support of software systems in commercial organisations. Provide students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate response to continuous future changes in industry practices. Develop students’ intellectual skills, communications ability and team working capability.

    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(MPU213 3-international Students)

  • Semester 2

    ABUS007-4-1 Academic Research Skills

    AICT001-4-1 Computer Technology

    AAQS007-4-1 Discrete Mathematics

    MQA U2 Professional Communications (MPU2222)

    MQA U4 Co-Curriculum

  • Semester 3

    AICT005-4-1 Database System

    AICT004-4-1 Computer Systems Architecture

    AICT004-4-2 Operating Systems

    AAPP008-4-2 Visual Basic.NET

    MQA U3 Environmental Issues in Malaysia (MPU2332)

  • Semester 4

    AICT009-4-2 Introduction to Data Analytics

    AAQS023-4-2 Numerical Methods

    AAPP003-4-2 Introduction to Software Engineering

    AICT003-4-2 Networks and Networking

    AAPP007-4-2 System Analysis & Design

  • Semester 5

    AAPP004-4-2 Java Programming

    AICT010-4-2 Behavioural Science and Marketing Analytics

    AAPP002-4-2 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

    AAPP006-4-2 Software Development Project

  • Semester 6

    AIT001-4-4 Internship

Additional Information

  • Fees
    46,000 (USD11,500)

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