The DISTED School of Computing & Engineering offers a wide range of programmes at Diploma level, providing the necessary knowledge and skills for students to hone their job-focused competencies in IT-based and engineering sectors. Graduates of our Diploma in Computer Science, Diploma in Business Information Technology and Diploma in Creative Multimedia Production programme will also be awarded the prestigious Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) Higher National Diploma, a UK qualification. Students may progress to Year 3 of any degree programme at selected UK universities with their BTEC HND qualification. Our experienced teaching staff, high standard industry focused curriculum and state-of-the-art training facilities provide students with a competitive edge in their studies and future career pathways.
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.