Diploma in Information Management (IM110)


Programme Details

The Program aims to fulfil the needs for the information and knowledge workers who play a vital role in the information industry. The graduates are educated to gain knowledge on information literacy, information handling, information communication and technology applications to carry out the success of vision 2020. The government realized the importance of information and knowledge as the lifeblood of the information society to improve the quality of life, economy and work environment including facilitate a better and more structured decision making process. Malaysia has been transformed from the industrial age to information age, the endeavor to support this includes the progress of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) to support the information industry. Therefore the main objective of this program is to equip graduates with cutting edge knowledge and information management skills to help accomplish government aspire towards vision 2050. Mode Duration : Full-time : 2 1/2 years (5 semesters) Flexible Learning (ePJJ) : 4 years - 5 years


Job Opportunities

The graduates of this program can opt for careers in different sectors and fields in both government and private sectors. Popular job positions among the graduates are as follows: Assistant Information Officers Assistant Librarian Executive Assistant Assistant Administration Officers Assistant Document Officers Assistant Record Officers Assistant Medical Record Officers


Further Study Opportunities

The graduates of this program can further their studies in several areas at degree level such as : Bachelor of Information Science (Hons) Library Management - IM244 This program focuses on work related to library management and information organization in libraries and information centers. Provides and trains people with skills and competencies in management, ICT, information literacy, information storage and processing and retrieval (manuals and computerized techniques), through a variety of teaching modes and assessment throughout the duration of the program. Bachelor of Information Science (Hons) Information Systems Management - IM245 This program recognizes information as a strategic recourse. It is designed to educate and train students with knowledge and skills in managing information. It involves analyzing, designing, developing, and managing various types of information systems for identifying, acquiring, organizing, storing, and retrieving as well as disseminating information for users' strategic and competitive purposes. Bachelor of Information Science (Hons) Records Management - IM246 This program covers the many facets of managing records and archives in organization. Students are exposed with principles and techniques of managing active and inactive records and archival materials. Students are also prepared for preservation of archival materials and archival management of electronic records. This program also emphasizes on the usage and application of information technology in building records system and on the management of the different categories of records such as management of legal, medical, engineering, business, manuscript, Islamic information and architectural records. Bachelor of Information Science (Hons) Resource Centre Management - IM247 This program focuses on the management of academic resource center and library, encompasses Resource Centre Management , ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and Education as its core areas of specialization. These three fields are offered as major and minor courses in order to prepare and produce highly knowledgeable and skillful information professionals to work in resource centers and academic institutions either in public or private sector.


Admission Requirement


Notable Alumni


Contact Us

Madam Norlida binti Ismailly Faculty Representative (IM110) Faculty of Information Management UiTM Cawangan Sarawak, Samarahan Campus 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. Tel: 082 677 637 (Office) H/P: 013 818 1965 Email: norlidaismailly@uitm.edu.my Academic and International Affairs Department UiTM Cawangan Sarawak, Samarahan Campus 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. Email: korporat_swk@uitm.edu.my Website: http://fim.uitm.edu.my Tel: 082 678130 Fax: 082 678110