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Diploma Entry Requirements

Diploma Programmes

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Software Engineering

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Data Informatics

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Interactive Technology

Diploma in Accounting*

  • 3 Credits in at least 3 subjects at SPM level including Mathematics, with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • 3 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 3 subjects at IGCSE/O-Levels including Mathematics;
  • 3 Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC including Mathematics;
  • Pass relevant Certificate Programme or its equivalent;
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

​​* Pass in English is required at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or equivalent.


Diploma in Business Information Technology#

Diploma in Business Administration#

Diploma in International Studies**

Diploma in Design and Media

  • 3 Credits in at least 3 subjects at SPM level, with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • 3 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 3 subjects at IGCSE/O-Levels;
  • 3 Credits (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC;
  • Pass relevant Certificate Programme or its equivalent;
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

** Credit in English is required at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or equivalent.
# Pass in Mathematics is required at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level or equivalent.

Note: Please take note that a Credit Pass in Mathematics at SPM/IGCSE/O-Level is required for progression to BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with a specialism in Business Information Systems.


Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

  • 3 Credits in at least 3 subjects at SPM level including Mathematics and any Science Subject (Science, Physics or Chemistry) with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia, Sejarah (History) and English;
  • 3 Credits (Grade C & above) in at least 3 subjects at IGCSE/O-Levels including Mathematics and any Science Subjects (Science, Physics or Chemistry) with a minimum Pass in English at SPM/ O-Level/ IGCSE;
  • 3 Credit (Grade B & above) in at least 3 subjects in UEC including Mathematics and any Science subject (Science, Physics or Chemistry) with a Pass in English;
  • Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a pass in Mathematics, English and ONE (1) relevant science/technical/vocational subject at the SPM level;
  • Recognised Certificate in Engineering/Engineering Technology or its equivalent;
  • Recognised related Vocational and Technical/Skills Certificate or its equivalent with ONE (1) year of relevant work experience or a minimum of ONE (1) semester of a bridging programme;
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Certificates

Certificate in Administrative Skills (CAS)

  • 1 Credit at SPM level with a minimum of a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • 1 Credit (Grade C & above) at IGCSE/O-Levels;
  • 1 Credit (Grade B & above) at UEC;
  • A qualification that APIIT accepts as equivalent to the above.

Certificate in Information & Communication Technology (CICT)

  • 1 Credit in any subject at SPM level with a minimum of a pass in Mathematics, Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History);
  • 1 Credit (Grade C & above) in any subject with a Pass in Mathematics at IGCSE/O-Levels;
  • 1 Credit (Grade B & above) in any subject with a Pass in Mathematics at UEC;
  • A qualification that APIIT accepts as equivalent to the above.

(Note that for the programmes listed here, a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History) at SPM level is required for all Malaysian students).