Executive diploma In Information Technology

Course Code: UFH (MQA/SWA0808)


This program aims to produce graduates who possess the knowledge, skills and interest to meet the specifications of a job in information technology. Through this program, students will gain competence in the use of equipment and software and be able to manage and interpret information to solve a problem in the organization.

Curriculum, course content, academic standards and course assessment are designed to allow students to acquire academic knowledge and develop personal skills and abilities for career advancement.

Entry Requirement


Candidates must fulfil the following requirements 

1) Passed SPM with a minimum of three (3) credits or equivalent: OR 

2) Obtained APEL Certificate from MQA for admission to Diploma (Level 4); OR 

3) Obtained other qualifications recognised by the Senate; AND 

4) Have a minimum of six (6) months working experience; AND 

5) Fulfilled the programme special requirements set by the Senate.

Non Malaysian Applicants

Non-Malaysian applicants who wish to pursue study in the Executive Diploma programme at the University must meet the following general requirements:

a) Pass at least General Certificate of Education 'O' Level or other qualification recognized by the Senate; AND 

b) Obtained the following results in one of the English proficiency exams as described below: 

i) A minimum score of 397 (PBT) or 30-31 (IBT) for Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); OR 

ii) Band 4.0 and above for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); OR 

iii) A Minimum score of 160 in Cambridge English: Advance (CAE); OR CEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English Proficiency / CEFR C1; OR 

iv) A minimum score of 30 in the Pearson Test of English (PTE); OR A minimum score of A2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR); OR 

v) A minimum of Level 2 (Band 2) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET). 

Program Modules

Students must complete a total of 90 credits in order to qualify for the award of Executive Diploma. They must pass all courses prescribed as below.

University Courses:

Malaysian Studies

Effective Presentation Skills 

Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship in Malaysia

Social Responsibility

Core Courses:

Technology and Information System

Operating System

Programming Concepts

System Analysis and Design


Computer Organization

Basic Mathematic Discrete

Academic Project I

Academic Project II

Network Technology

Multimedia System Development

Information Security

Web Application Development

Elective Courses:

Information System Management

Knowledge Management

Trends in Information Technology

Applied Statistics in IT

Mobile Application Development

Information System Management

Knowledge Management

Trends in Information Technology

Applied Statistics in IT

Program Fee

Payment Method
Fee can be paid either in total sum or instalments. Payment schedule will be shared with student

Financial Support

§  National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN)
Students are eligible to apply for PTPTN loan subject to the terms and conditions stipulated by PTPTN.

§  Employees Provident Fund (EPF)
Applicants are eligible to withdraw from their EPF (Account 2).

§  Education Financing/ Loans:

§  Affin Education Financing-i

§ Bank Rakyat Education Financing-i

§  State foundation / Yayasan Negeri

§  Pusat Zakat Neger

Special Discounts

We are offering discounts/rebates for the following categories





Group Registration:


a. 5 to 10 pax

10% Off


b.11 to 20 pax

15% Off


c. 21 pax & above

20% Off


Senior Citizen (Aged 60 above)

50% Off


Disabled People (OKU)

50% Off


UMCCed/UM Alumni

10% Off


PPU* in Bachok, Kelantan

RM1,000 off


PPU* in Johor Bahru, Johor

RM1,000 off

*PPU = Pusat Pembelajaran UMCCed (UMCCed Learning Centre)

Other Info ( Duration of Study/Medium of Instruction)

Programme Duration
The duration of the programme is six (6) semesters which can be completed within 30 months on a part-time basis.

Medium of Instruction

The programme is conducted in English as well as in Bahasa Malaysia.

Program Location

§  UM Campus, Kuala Lumpur

§  UM, Nilam Puri - Kelantan

§  UMCCed Learning Centre (PPU): Off-Campus Programmes at these locations:

§  PPU Kulim

§  PPU Alor Setar 

§  PPU Kuantan

§  PPU Johor Bahru

§  PPU Bayan Lepas

For more information, call/WhatsApp us at:-

Miss Sandra/ Mr Simon Kee

03 - 9221 7789/012- 579 3789