PREVIEW SLIDE Diploma in Information Technology [DIT]
What is Information Technology? • Information Technology (IT) is the component of a technology involving the development, maintenance, and use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data. • IT professionals strive to solve business/enterprise problems using computing resources.
Components of IT System Development Multimedia Networking Information System/ E-Commerce Operating System Programming Web Development Web Development
Overview of DIT @OUM • The course is concerned with the design and implementation of information systems as well to understand the basic underlying principles of computing • The skills required of an information technology junior specialist include systems analysis, systems design, programming, database design and development, systems, hardware and operating system, and interpersonal communication skills, team skills and management. • This diploma has been designed to meet this need, and will produce graduates who are competent and knowledgeable in the discipline, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and who are able to critically analyse business problems and develop creative and innovative enterprise solutions.
Facts and Figures about DIT @OUM • DIT was first offered in Jan 2002 and is one of the pioneer programs at OUM. • A total of 460 learners had graduated thus far. • Currently a total of 300 students enrolled locally in this program • More than 200 part time tutors involved in conducting the program and dedicated 12 internal lecturers in overseeing the program • DIT received full accreditation from MQA in 2006 and it is recognized by JPA
Programme Structure • MPU Courses ( 9 credits) • General Studies Courses (15 credits) • Core Courses (66 credits) (Total Credits: 90 credits)
MPU Courses • Malaysian Studies • Entrepreneurship • Health and Wellness
University Courses • Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners • English For Written Communication • English for Oral Communication • English for Workplace Communication • Professional Ethics
Core Courses • Introduction to Computer Networking • Introduction to Web Programming • Introduction to Operating System • Introduction to Object-oriented Approach • Introduction to Management Information System • Introduction to Multimedia Application Develop • Java Programming • Introduction to E-commerce • Introductory Management • Diploma Project • C Programming I • C Programming II • Information Technology And Environment • Basics Of Multimedia Technology • Methodology Of Information System Development • Introduction to Database • Introduction to Data Structure • Elements of Computer Architecture • Mathematics for Information Technology • Introduction to Multimedia System • Intermediate Database • Introduction to Software Engineering • Basics of Linux Note: The courses in the program are subject to change without prior notice
Why DIT @OUM • It follows the latest syllabus on IT • It gives the balance between the theory and application • “Learn technology through technology” • MyVLE, OUM’s e-learning portal, is an integrated learning environment which allows learning “on the move”
Target Group • IT Technicians • IT Support Staffs • Fresh School Leavers OR • ANYONE interested to pursue their career in Information Technology
Duration • 3 years (10 semesters) • Three intakes per year (Jan, May, Sept)
Career Prospects • The programme has been designed to meet the country’s growing need of junior IT professionals • In this regard, the graduates of this programme could become IT support, junior programmer, web developer, mobile apps developer, system/network support staff, etc.
Entry Requirement • Normal Entry • Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE with 3 credits OR • Posses at least minimum 3 grade B in Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Senior Middle Three (SM3) OR • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government. • Flexible Entry • Malaysian Citizen • Age is at least 20 years old on the application year. • Work Experience; • Pass Flexible Entry test.
How to apply? • Online [http://fastrac.oum.edu.my] • Enter IC Number for local - e.g. 760505141616) or Passport Number for foreign - e.g. A1234567 (Only for those who work and stay at Malaysia) • Complete the online application form and submit accordingly. • OR • Walk-in to any of our Learning Centres or OUM Main Campus.
Enquiries Rohaizak Bin Omar @ Abd Rahim Programme Coordinator email@example.com