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 computer science that are essential for entering the workforce as competent IT professionals.  

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, Databases, Systems analysis, etc.)
  • Networking
  • Multi-Media (Audio and video editing i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, etc.)
  • Web Development (HTML, XML, PHP, MySQL, etc.)

Workshops – New technology areas are introduced through specialized workshops 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 include (but not limited to):

  • Software Engineers
  • Systems Analyst
  • IT Consultants
  • System Support Engineers
  • Web Developers
  • Multi-Media Specialists

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

  • UK, Australian and US Universities – Many Universities in these countries recognize our diploma with a one-year exemption.  For example, the University of Queensland, Australia recognizes our Diploma by providing a 2-year exemption for the Bachelors in Information Technology programme..

Total Course Fees

RM 30,800

Subject Listing

  • Introduction to Computer & Applications
  • Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurial Behaviour
  • Pengajian Malaysia or Bahasa Komunikasi 2
  • Programming in C++
  • Computer Systems
  • Computing Mathematics
  • System Analysis & Design
  • English
  • Internet Technology
  • Programming with Java 1
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Data Structure
  • Communication Skills
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Object-Oriented Analysis & Design
  • Programming with Java 2
  • Data Communications & Networking
  • Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Database
  • Comparative Religion
  • Software Project
  • Network Programming Essentials
  • Essence of Linux
  • Web Programming in Java
  • Community Services
  • Internship Industrial Training (3 months)


Coursework and Examinations

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:

  • SPM / UEC / O-Levels
    Minimum of 3 credits in SPM/O-Levels/UEC, or their equivalent with a pass in English, BM and History, and a credit in Mathematics

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