2 years and a 3-month internship

January 7, April 1, August 19


Level of Study:

Centre for Information Technology Programmes

Course Code:

About this course

Aims: This programme aims to equip students with industry relevant skills in both computer science and business The focus is on performing business analysis, and to run or design business software.  

Duration of Study:2 years and a 3-month internship

Study Mode: Full Time

Assessment: Coursework and Examination

Awarding Institution: HELP College of Arts and Technology (HELP CAT)

Areas Covered: Following areas are covered in this programme:

  • Software development (i.e. C++, Java, Business Analysis, Visual Progrmaming, etc.)
  • Multi-Media (Audio and video editing i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, etc.)
  • Web Development (HTML, XML, PHP, MySQL, etc.)
  • Business skills – Business, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Entrepreneurship, etc.

Workshops – New technology areas are introduced through specialized workshops for all IT students such as:

  • Data Science / Business Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence / Deep Learning / Neural Networks
  • Blockchain / FinTech
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Image Processing / Natural Language Processing 

Careers: Careers for the diploma include (but not limited to):

  • Business Analysis
  • Data Analytics executives
  • Software Executives (CRM, SCM, ERP, etc.)
  • Support Engineers
  • Network Specialist
  • Web Developers
  • Multi-Media Specialists
  • IT Sales Consultants

Pathways: Here are some exciting pathways to a Degree programme:

Total Course Fees

RM 32,000

Subject Listing

  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurial Behaviour
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Computing Mathematics
  • English
  • Business Information Systems
  • Data Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Internet Technology
  • Business Programming with Java 1
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Pengajian Malaysia or Bahasa Komunikasi 2
  • Business Systems Analysis & Design
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Visual Programming
  • Management Principles
  • Comparative Religion
  • Business Statistics
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Marketing Principles
  • Project Deployment
  • Accounting, Decisions and Accountabilities
  • Community Services
  • Internship Industrial Training (3 months)


Coursework and Examination 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:

  • SPM / UEC / O-Levels
    Minimum of 3 credits (including credit in Mathematics with a pass in BM, English and History)

Why IT Diploma Programmes @ HELPCAT?

  • Workshops in Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Blockchain and Internet of Things
  • Good staff-student ratio
  • Cost effective pathways to acquire a reputable foreign IT degree