Diploma in Business with Information Technology

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
Study mode
2 years
June July September November
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 42,800
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 46,800

About this course

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • Students for careers in hybrid environments where business information systems are increasingly integrated, encompassing a wide range of enabling technologies and cross organisational, social, national and international boundaries.
  • Students with academic and professional skills to develop solutions requiring the application of both business and information technology disciplines in a commercial and organisational context.
  • Students with critical, independent and cooperative learning skills so as to facilitate responses to continuous future changes in technology and industry practices.
  • Students with intellectual skills, communications ability and team working capability.

Entry Requirements

  • An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at SPM and a minimum of pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History); or
  • An overall credit pass in 3 subjects at O-Levels/GCSE; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: 5.5
  • TOEFL: 65 (Internet Based Test), 513 (Paper Based Test), 183 (Computer Based Test)
  • Other Certification or Evidence of English Proficiency that APU accepts as equivalent to the above
  • Applicants who do not possess the above will be required to sit for the APU English Placement Test


Semester 1

  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Fundamental of Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Business
  • Practical IT Skills

Semester 2

  • Professional Communications
  • Academic Research Skills
  • Computer Technology
  • Quantitative Methods

Semester 3

  • Database Systems
  • Visual Basic
  • Marketing
  • Business Economics

Semester 4

  • Multimedia Applications
  • Internet Applications
  • Legal Framework of Business
  • Business Statistics
  • Accounting
  • Systems Analysis & Design

Semester 5

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Managing Services
  • Managing Information Systems
  • IT Operations Management
  • Multimedia Applications

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