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Computing & Information Technology (IT) Diploma at HELP University, Malaysia

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Accreditation & Recognition of the Information Technology (IT) Programmes at HELP University in Malaysia

EduSpiral Consultant Services highly recommends you to study at HELP University because they offer great facilities, supported by excellent lecturers, and their courses are accredited by MQA and recognized by the Ministry of Education. 

Why Study IT at HELP University

HELP University
HELP University

1. Industry endorsed programs

a. Industry Advisory Board (IAB) provides advice to align curriculum with industry’s needs to ensure graduates’ employability. 
b. Robust linkages with the industry to provide internships for undergraduates and
c. Expert guest lecturers from the industry.

An Industry Advisory Board (IAB) was established by the Department of Information Technology (ITD) to ensure that the IT programs offered are relevant and effective for its undergraduates; and to strengthen the department’s ties with the computing industry.

The IAB consists of senior industrialists and professionals with local and global representation eg HT Consulting, IBM, Microsoft, TMS, DiGi and Gamonster.

The IAB advises on course content in the context of industrial trends and employment prospects, and supports ITD’s activities in placing undergraduates in internship programs and graduates in employment upon graduation. The IAB also provides advice on research activity and opportunities.

2. Great career prospects 
99.99% employability for graduates. HELP University’s IT graduates have been employed by Accenture, Shell, Astro, Star, Maxis, HP, Intel, Citibank, IBM, etc.
Job assistance from HELP University and internships are available for our graduates via industry linkages and career exposure. Our students are highly sought after by leading companies.
Some of HELP University’s students have been employed by Accenture, IBM, Citibank, Maxis Communications, IBM, Motorola Malaysia, HSBC (China), MIMOS, Sapura Holdings, Broadcast Network Systems (ASTRO), Shell, HP and many others.

3. Low lecturer-student ratio for the IT course at HELP University – ranging from 1:5 to 1:20.

4. Excellent teaching faculty at HELP University

a. 80% of lecturers with over 10 years teaching and industry experience.
b. All lecturers have Masters qualifications. Industry strength final year projects ~ students are provided opportunities to work on industry strength projects with industry partners.
Scholarships are available to deserving students. Affordable hostel accommodation is available.

Top Diploma in Information Technology course at HELP University

At HELP University, the IT programs 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 programs 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.

Program Details for the Diploma In Information Technology at HELP University

Computer lab at HELP University
Computer lab at HELP University
  • 10 academic subjects to be completed in 3 and a half semesters in Level 1
  • 10 academic subjects to be completed in 2 and a half semesters in Level 2
  • 14 weeks per semester; 7 weeks per half semester
  • 4.5 – 5 hours of teaching per subject per week
  • Intakes: January, April, May, August

Entry Requirements for the Diploma in IT at HELP University

Any one of the following:

  • 3 SPM credits (including a pass in Bahasa Malaysia 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 Note: Forecast results are accepted. A conditional offer will be granted if the forecast results meet the entry requirements

Subjects for the Diploma in IT at HELP University

LEVEL 1 (10 Compulsory Subjects)

EduSpiral arranged for me and my mother to meet up with the lecturer at HELP to get a deeper understanding of the course, and also got me a scholarship! Cavan Stefan at HELP University
EduSpiral arranged for me and my mother to meet up with the lecturer at HELP to get a deeper understanding of the course, and also got me a scholarship!
Cavan Stefan at HELP University
  • English for IT 1
  • English for IT 2
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Basic Business Mathematics I
  • Introduction to Visual Programming
  • IT Mini Project
  • Introduction to Structured Programming
  • Introduction to Analysis & Design
  • Computer Technology Essentials
  • Introduction to Networking

LEVEL 2 (8 Compulsory Subjects)

  • Computing Mathematics
  • Business Communications
  • Database Concepts & Practices
  • Internet Technology
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Data Communications
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture
  • Industrial Internship
  • Elective Subjects (choose 2)
  • Organisations and Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • UX Design Principles
  • Fundamentals of Operating Systems
  • Interactive Media Applications

Students are required to pass 4 MPU subjects to complete the University of Queensland Diploma program. · 2 Years at HELP University (Diploma in Information Technology) + 1½ Years at The University of Queensland (Bachelor of Information Technology)

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