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This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Admission required:

Diploma Course Structure:

Semester 1

At the beginning of the programme students will acquire basic mathematical, language and communication skills along with core information technology skills. Students will gain an understanding of basic concepts and terminology related to technology and business management.


English for Academic Purposes

Numerical Skills

Managing Business

Practical IT Skills

Semester 2

The second semester builds on and extends the foundation knowledge developed in the first semester. Language and communication skills are taken to more advanced levels of research and professionalism. The ability to analyze and solve problems using quantitative skills, and familiarity with technology are enhanced.


Professional Communication

Academic Research Skills

Computer Technology

Numeric Methods & Logic

Semester 3

This semester moves students to a new level in information and communication technology related areas such as computer programming, databases, internet applications and computer system architecture. With this knowledge, students are able to use computing tools and techniques to solve common real-world problems.


Database Systems

Internet Applications

Computer Systems Architecture

Visual Basic

Semester 4

Students are exposed to more advanced development concepts, including the application of usability principles in the web design and development process, and the system development cycle. Employability skills are introduced through the principles of IT Operations Management and concepts of Operating Systems, preparing students to provide technical support within an organization.


Web Development

IT Operations Management

Information Systems

Operating Systems

System Analysis & Design

Semester 5

In their final semester, students acquire basic knowledge of computer networks, digital security and forensics to deepen their knowledge of computing technology and ethical responsibilities. Students also design and implement algorithms using their second programming language, and complete a Software Development Project to show that they can integrate skills, knowledge and understanding from the full programme, including multimedia techniques for business presenataions and entertainment.


Java Programming

Multimedia Applications

Digital Security & Forensic

Networks & Networking

Software Development Project

Further Studies:

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will be eligible to progress into any of the following degree programmes offered at APU:

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with a specialism in:

Information Systems Security

Database Administration

Network Computing

Cloud Computing

Mobile Technology

Business Information Systems

BSc (Hons) in Internet Technology

BSc (Hons) in Cyber Security

BSc (Hons) in Forensic Computing

APIIT - BSc (Hons) in Business Computing

APIIT - BSc (Hons) in Business Computing with specialism in E-Commerce

APIIT - BSc (Hons) in Business Information Technology

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