Course Details:

At HELP University, the IT programmes 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 programmes 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.

  • 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
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

  • Introduction to Computer Graphics and Game Development
  • Game Design
  • 3D Modelling
  • Game Level Design
  • Multiplayer Games Development
  • Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Statistics and Data Visualization
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Programming in Java II
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Object – Oriented Programming in C++
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Web Programming
  • Computer Forensics
  • Mobile Communications
  • Introduction to Computer Systems Engineering
  • Introduction to Mobile Apps
  • Software Engineering Principles

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 programme without being granted any exemption.

Together with our industry partners HELP University is pleased to offer scholarships for HELP information technology (IT) programmes. These include the Diploma in IT; Bachelor of IT (Hons); BIT (Hons) Business information Management; BIT (Hons) Mobile Computing; and B Comp Sc (Hons) Games and Interactive Media.

These programmes have been developed in consultation with the IT industry to ensure that graduates are prepared for the requirements of practice. We offer a mix of academic and workplace learning environments. When they graduate, our students embark on exciting careers with our industry partners. The Scholarship Scheme is part of a joint effort to develop a strong core of Malaysian IT professionals with the talent, skill sets and ability to contribute meaningfully to the IT sector. Our students have opportunities to acquire industry knowledge even while studying in university.

The scholarship is summarized in the table below –


  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 1 (including THREE (3) MPU subjects).
  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 2 (including ONE (1) MPU subject), if CGPA ≥ 3.25 in Year 1 subjects.


  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 1 (including THREE (3) MPU subjects).
  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 2 (including TWO (2) MPU subjects), if CGPA ≥ 3.25 in Year 1 subjects.
  • Up to 50% Tuition Fee Waiver for Year 3, if CGPA ≥ 3.25 in Year 2 subjects.
Entry RequirementsDIPLOMA
Any one of –

  • 5As in SPM, including a pass in Bahasa Malaysia & credit in Mathematics;
  • 5As in ‘O’ Level, including a credit in Mathematics;
  • 3Bs in UEC Senior Middle 3, including a credit in Mathematics;
  • Requiring financial assistance;

Any one of –

  • STPM: CGPA 2.50;
  • 2 ‘A’ Level passes with 1A;
  • 5 Bs in UEC with 1A;
  • Requiring financial assistance;

AND 3 SPM / ‘O’ Level credits, including a pass in BM, Sejarah & a credit in Mathematics.

2017 IntakesJanuary, April, May, August, October
Retention in the scholarship:
The student MUST maintain full-time enrolment & complete the programme.
Important Note:

  1. Meeting the minimum criteria does not automatically guarantee the applicant a scholarship.
  2. All scholarship applications will be evaluated and short-listed by the IT Scholarship Committee, HELP University. This Committee reserves the right to revise the criteria from time to time without prior notice. Decision of the IT Scholarship Committee is final.

An application form is attached for your perusal. If you have queries or would like additional information, please contact Mr. Steven Yong ( We look forward to receiving a scholarship application from you. Your form will be forwarded to the Scholarship Committee for consideration, and you will be informed of the decision before the start of the semester.