Course Details

At HELP University, the IT programs are designed to equip students with up-to-date expertise in corporate information systems, internet and interactive media, mobile communications technologies, computer systems and networking, and software engineering. Students are trained to gain technical knowledge and skills. The programs also prepare the students to assume their place in the demanding Information Technology industry.

The Diploma in Information Technology encompasses a thorough grounding in the fundamental skills as well as providing a theoretical understanding which is vital for an IT graduate. Students will be exposed to JAVA programming,, HTML, J2ME, Java Scripting as well as networking and business communication. Lifelong learning skills are integrated into the Level One units with emphasis on critical thinking skills and personal excellence. They are also taught communication and personal skills to enable them to interact effectively in the demanding workforce.

8 Compulsory Subjects

  • English for IT
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Visual Programming
  • Introduction to Structured Programming
  • Introduction to Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Networking
  • Computer Technology Essentials
  • IT Mini Project

Year 2

9 Compulsory Subjects
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Business Communications
  • Database Concepts and Practices
  • Internet Technology
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Data Communications
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Industrial Internship
Elective Subjects (choose 2)
  • Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Programming Principles
  • Interactive Media Applications
  • Organisations and Management
  • Principles of Marketing

4 Compulsory Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) subjects

  • MPU2163 Pengajian Malaysia 2 (Malaysian students)
  • MPU2133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International students)
MPU2 (choose 1)
  • MPU2213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU2223 Communication and Writing Skills

* for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

  • MPU2313 Introduction to Malaysian Tourism
MPU4 (choose 1)
  • MPU2412 Co-curriculum – Sports 1
  • MPU2422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 1
  • MPU2432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 1

Any one of the following:

  • 3 SPM credits (including a pass in Bahasa Melayu and Sejarah and a credit in Mathematics)
  • 3 O level credits (including Mathematics)
  • 3 Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC) (including Mathematics)
  • Recognized Computing Certificate or equivalent
  • Recognized related Technical / Vocational Certificate or equivalent with ONE (1) year relevant work experience or

ONE (1) semester Bridging Programme

  • Equivalent qualification

January, April*, May, August, October*

* This intake is only applicable for those entering the program without being granted any exemption.