Diploma in Information Technology
Astin College


Information Technology is emerging as a driving force in education, commerce, and industry. In this era of Information Technology revolution, computer systems play an important role in every aspect of human life for automation, from simple office automation to decision support system production planning, to e-commerce, communication, online education, etc. To ensure effective/proper utilization of these computer systems by software professionals, it is necessary that the electronic components of the computer system and its associated peripheral devices and network operate efficiently without breaking down. This demands for IT Technicians that have knowledge in  computer engineering and changing demands for new knowledge and skills in the field of Microelectronics, Communication Technology, and Computer Technology.

Therefore, the Diploma in Information Technology offered by Astin college envisages developing competent technicians with a number of professional skills, who can perform their jobs in the industry as an entrepreneur or in small business/ educational establishments effectively and efficiently A technician with necessary skills will be able to plan, procure and install computer hardware and software, and test and certify them.

As an entrepreneur they will be able to manage their computer-related enterprise and the marketing aspects of products and services. At the same time, the skills related to software that are required to manage computer hardware and networks will also be utilized.

Upon completion of the program, graduates should be able to:

  • Obtain, analyze and document user requirements for real-world projects.
  • Develop appropriate IT solutions in relevant areas.
  • Design and manage computer networks or information systems.
  • Provide technical support, configure, deploy and maintain computer solutions.
  • Interpret information and system models for an organization’s functional areas.
  1. SPM with at least three (3) credits including Mathematics; or
  2. Any other qualifications recognized by the Malaysia Government

The duration of study for this programme is two and half years. 

Core Courses (33 credits)
English for Business Communication Principles of Management – Basic Computer Concepts –Boolean Algebra
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Multimedia
Introduction to Database
Quantitative Methods
PC Maintenance
Programming Fundamentals
Operating Systems

Concentration Courses (34 credits)
Problem Solving and Programming
Discrete Mathematics
Software Design and Development
Object Oriented Programming
Computer Architecture
System Analysis & Design
Data Communication & Computer Networks
Innovation and Creativity
E –Commerce
Networking for Business Systems

Industrial Training (8 credits)
Industrial Training

Major Elective Courses (10 credits)
Elective Subject ( Management information System)
Elective Subject (Multimedia Methods and Tool )
Elective Subject (Internet Programming )
Website Design
Content Management System
(Open Source Software)
PHP and MySQL Programming

Compulsory Courses (11 credits)
Malaysian Studies
Islamic Studies/
Moral Studies
Khidmat Masyarakat
Bahasa Kebangsaan A kemahiran Berfikir

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