Diploma in Science (Information Systems Engineering)


Programme Overview

This programme provides students with a basic understanding of computing techniques and aims to develop the computing and information technology-based knowledge and skills required in modern industrial, commercial and service organisations. It will equip students with essential knowledge of the underlying principles of modern computing technology and enable students to appreciate how modern computers are applied to a range of real world problems. Students will learn C, Java, Assembly Language, Microsoft SQL Server, Adobe Flash, XHTML, CSS, Microsoft Expression Web and Java Script. Upon completion, graduates will have acquired knowledge and developed skills in the areas of computer programming, systems analysis, operating systems, computer networking, computer applications and object-oriented software development, as well as in generic business courses. The foundation fundamentals of computer networks would prepare students to go through the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) offered at the Bachelor Degree level.

Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Software Systems Development.

Minimum Entry Requirements

# Students with 3-4 relevant credits in SPM/Grade C in 3-4 relevant subjects in O Level may be considered for the Diploma programmes offered at the Perak Branch Campus (PK), Johor Branch Campus (JH), Pahang Faculty Branch (PH) and Sabah Faculty Branch (SB).

** Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language (1119 Level) conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) The entry requirement must be taken from only ONE (1) examination sitting.
c) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
d) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be con sidered on a case-b y-case basis.
e) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Updated: 1 December 2016 (subject to change)

Programme Structure

    • Introduction to Information Technology
    • Programming Concepts and Design I
    • Programming Concepts and Design II
    • Principles of Information Systems
    • Web Design and Development
    • Analysis and Design of IS
    • Analysis and Design of IS Case Study
    • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques
    • Operating Systems
    • Computer Systems Architecture
    • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
    • Database Development and Applications
    • Managing Information Systems
    • GUI and Web Application Programming
    • Information Systems Development
    • Pre-Calculus
    • Calculus and Algebra
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Discrete Mathematical Structures I
    • Discrete Mathematical Structures II
    • Introduction to Business
    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Business Organisation and Management

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, English for Communication, Bahasa Kebangsaan
A, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Public Speaking, English for IELTS, Civic
Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curricular


Career Prospects

  • Junior Programmers
  • End-user Support Staff
  • Junior Systems Analysts
  • EDP Executives
  • Assistant Database Administrators
  • IT Executives