The purpose of the Diploma in Information Technology is to provide students with a wide spectrum of study covering the breadth
of Information Technology. The diploma has been structured in such a way as to allow students to choose in one of three possible areas within the IT industry. The curriculum has been designed with specific outcomes in mind and is aimed at developing both generic and specific vocational skills required within each elective area.
The Diploma in Information Technology offers three Specializations viz Information Technology, Networks Engineering & Systems Development.
The three year programme in Information Technology is designed to provide students with the technical, vocational & professional skills and knowledge to be effective practioneers in various IT-related roles within businesses, government and community organizations.
Students will learn how to determine client business expectations, needs, and how to automate business processes. Various approaches to systems development will be explored. On completion of this programme, students will also develop a broad understanding of the current use of IT in organizations. This includes the usage of IT for increased organizational productivity.
Students will also develop the ability to understand various types of IT communications in organizations. The programme affords students a work related opportunity. In addition, students have a work intergrated or project learning opportunity which will engage their computing skills in Information Systems, e-Commerce, Business Analysis, Programming, Database and Network Administration in an intergrated manner.