DISTED has been successfully conducting the Cambridge A-Level programme since 1995. The programme provides a solid grounding for tertiary studies in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, computer science, information technology, biotechnology, law, business, psychology, mass communications and other related programmes. It is the gold standard of Pre-University qualifications to higher education.
DISTED has been successfully conducting the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE International) programme since 1987. The programme is your gateway to university studies
worldwide. It provides the pathway to a broad spectrum of undergraduate studies including medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, biotechnology, computer science, law, business,
mass communications and other programmes.
Staffordshire University Business Degrees are excellent British business degrees that are well-recognised in Malaysia and abroad for job opportunities in a wide variety of business areas. Graduates acquire transferable skills that are highly attractive to employers, making them highly employable in diverse job settings including professional accounting, financial services, banking, taxation, marketing, retailing, global marketing, international logistics, export and import trading, general management, human resource management, corporate training and consulting, advertising, public relations and many others.
The ACCA qualification is a globally recognised professional accountancy credential that opens doors to a prospective careers in finance, accountancy and management. It equips you with the expertise to work as a finance and accounting professional in any organisation type or size, both in the private and public sectors. The qualification is the best established career foundation for senior management and leadership opportunities in the future including finance director and chief executive.
DISTED’s Diploma in Accounting programme provides cutting-edge knowledge and practical techniques of accounting, finance, management, auditing, law, taxation and accounting information system. Students will learn to prepare and maintain a full set of accounts for small and medium-sized organisations, and will be competent in using international computerised accounting software.
The programme builds a solid stepping stone into diverse employment opportunities in the areas of accounting, finance and management including management accounting, financial accounting, auditing, forensic accounting, management consultancy and corporate finance.
Upon completion, students can articulate into the second year of a 3+0 Staffordshire University (UK) business degree at DISTED or progress to ACCA Qualification studies with 3 paper exemptions at DISTED, which leads to globally recognised professional accountancy status.
DISTED’s Diploma in Business Studies provides cutting-edge knowledge and skills that are crucial to the effective and efficient management and operation of a business enterprise. The programme open doors to vast employment opportunities in business related professional fields including accounting, management, marketing, international business, e-commerce, human resource management, and information and communications technology (ICT).
Through the DISTED’s Diploma in Business Information Technology, students can acquire a sound understanding of the role of technology in business strategy, management and operations as well as gain practical-oriented knowledge and skills in the applications of information technology in business enterprise. These skills include developing and implementing computer systems for business problem-solving and decision-making.
This programme provides a solid foundation and teaches students to optimise business processes and make better business decisions in a dynamic corporate environment. Students will learn to develop skills in using business intelligence and effective technologies for aggregating and analysing business strategies and operations, such as sales and marketing, customer activities and internal operations.
Upon completion, graduates can progress to the second year of a 3+0 UK’s Staffordshire University Business IT degree at DISTED or further their degree studies in IT at a selected local or overseas university via credit transfer.
The diploma programme provides a strong foundation in the theory and practice of computer science. The programme covers various ICT areas with emphasis on software development and production of quality computer programmes.
This programme also provides an industry-relevant qualification that paves the way for diverse job opportunities, which are brought about by the widespread and intensified applications of ICT, in computing, multimedia, manufacturing, data administration, systems and network administration, software engineering and other IT-based industries.
Upon completion, graduates can progress to the second year of a 3+0 Staffordshire University (UK) Business IT degree at DISTED or further their degree studies in IT at a selected local or overseas university via credit transfer.
The Diploma in Creative Multimedia Production helps students develop the necessary knowledge, skills and innovative thinking for creative and multimedia communications in art and design, entertainment, business, education and other related fields in an increasingly digitally merged world. Students will be equipped with a comprehensive education in the principles and practices of multimedia design, production, management and evaluation.
Upon completion, graduates can look forward to immerse themselves in exciting and rewarding careers in creative media and information industries such as graphic designer, multimedia designer, web designer, print publishing designer, video editor, audio editor, modeller, 3D/2D animator and artist, game developer, TV, radio and educational creative content developer, digital filmmaker, advertising designer and marketing personnel.
DISTED’s Electrical & Electronic Engineering provides broad-based and practical oriented knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of electrical and electronic engineering. Students will also familiarise themselves with the cutting-edge technology that drives the rapidly growing industrial and consumer goods industries.
The programme moulds and prepares students for further degree studies in related fields. Students will acquire a strong foundation for working in a variety of industries, including generation and transmission of integrated power and renewable energy systems, computer and network systems, telecommunications, robotics, integrated electronic systems and biomedical instruments.
Upon completion, students have the opportunity to explore vast job areas that encompass electrical and electronic systems and equipment manufacturing, assembly, design, product development, testing, operations, servicing, marketing and management.
DISTED JTP is the first of such transfer programme between a Malaysian private institution of higher learning and participating Japanese institutions of higher learning, and is opened to all Malaysian and international students who wish to pursue their studies in the field of Computing / Engineering and earn an undergraduate or eventually postgraduate qualifications in Japan.
Students under the DISTED JTP will complete their Diploma in Computer Science / Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Penang. They will then articulate in to participating Japanese institutions of higher learning to complete their Bachelor of Computer Science / Engineering degree for an additional 2 years.
DISTED has also established a DISTED JTP Scholarship and Bursary Award fund to further encourage prospective and qualified students to pursue this prestigious programme at DISTED College.
DISTED’s BA (Hons) Events Management is an internationally recognised degree conferred by Staffordshire University (UK). Students of this programme will develop critical awareness of the roles of tourism and events in business and hone the ability to develop and market tourism and event projects and service. They will also acquire transferrable skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, report writing, presentation communication and strategic planning skills, inter-personal and leadership skills, cultural skills and quantitative abilities that are employability and enterprise focused for a variety of career settings.
Job demands in the events industry include conference, convention and corporate event organisation, visitor centre management, trade show and exhibition organisation, community and cultural celebration organisation, sporting, outdoor recreation and entertainment festival organisation, campaign management and public relations project management.
This diploma programme provides comprehensive industry-smart knowledge and understanding of hospitality business management practices, procedures and skills that build career confidence in our students. Students will also acquire hands-on experience through practical and group projects, exciting out-of-classroom learning experiences that develop character, knowledge and skills for meeting future workplace challenges.
This diploma programme provides comprehensive industry-smart knowledge and understanding of hospitality food and beveragae management practices, procedures and skills that build career confidence in our students. Students will also acquire hands-on experience through practical and group projects, learning experiences that develop character, knowledge and skills for meeting future workplace challenges.
The DISTED School of Language & Communication offers a range of English proficiency programmes for higher education progressing to pre-university, diploma and degree programmes at DISTED, or selected local and overseas universities. Through these programmes, students will develop and hone language and communication skills for educational, vocational and social uses. They will gain in their ability to express themselves clearly and confidently in different settings. The enhanced proficiency in English will also boost their self-esteem and personal and professional development.
The Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) at DISTED accords students with broad-based knowledge and transferable skills that are essential in the psychology profession and in occupations where psychology provides a useful base to improve people’s quality of life and work. It also paves the way to exciting and rewarding careers.
The DISTED Centre for Continuing Professional Development offers a range of professional and executive development programmes for working adults and professionals. These short courses and training programmes provides participants with work-related credentials to upskill their qualifications for career advancement.