Diploma in Business Information and Communication Technology

Programme overview

Information Technology (IT) career prospects continue to point to an increasing demand for qualified people in this field. Many of our potential students are professionals and people in the workforce who are seeking ways to better adapt to a changing work environment where IT is now endemic; others are students who recognize the added value that IT brings to their professional interests and fields of expertise.
The Certificate in Information Technology is designed to act as a bridge to higher-level computing qualifications and provides you with a solid foundation to enter a career in computing. Improve your computer literacy and maths, as well as your communication, problem-solving and study skills. You also gain a solid background in current software applications.

Programme Structure

ANTE COURSE CR(s) ANTE COURSE CR(s)
  SEMESTER I     SEMESTER II  
CIT 052 Essentials of Computer Systems 2 CIT 055 Computer Software Programming 2
CIT 053 Computer Software Applications 2 CIT 056 Theories and Applications of Database Management 2
ACC 011 Book-keeping and Accounting I 3 MAL 014 Introduction to Business Law 2
MAL 011 Basics of Communication Skills 2 CIT 015 Computer Software Applications 2
CIT 012 Computer Hardware and Accessories 3 CIT 016 Introduction to Networking 2
PSM 012 Commercial Knowledge 2 CDM 011 Principles of Cooperation 2
      CIT 013 Introduction to Database Management 3
  TOTAL SEMESTER I 16   TOTAL SEMESTER II 16

Programme Structure

ANTE COURSE CR(s) ANTE COURSE CR(s)
  SEMESTER I     SEMESTER II  
ECS 011 Introduction to Business Maths and Statistics 3 MAL 013 Office Communication 2
CIT 011 Computer Management Information Systems 3 CIT 014 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
ACC 011 Book-keeping and Accounting I 3 MAL 014 Introduction to Business Law 2
MAL 011 Basics of Communication Skills 2 CIT 015 Computer Software Applications 2
CIT 012 Computer Hardware and Accessories 3 CIT 016 Introduction to Networking 2
PSM 012 Commercial Knowledge 2 CDM 011 Principles of Cooperation 2
      CIT 013 Introduction to Database Management 3
  TOTAL SEMESTER I 16   TOTAL SEMESTER II 16

Programme Structure

ANTE COURSE CR(s) ANTE COURSE CR(s)
  SEMESTER III     SEMESTER IV  
ECS 011 Introduction to Business Maths and Statistics 3 MAL 013 Office Communication 2
CIT 011 Computer Management Information Systems 3 CIT 014 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
ACC 011 Book-keeping and Accounting I 3 MAL 014 Introduction to Business Law 2
MAL 011 Basics of Communication Skills 2 CIT 015 Computer Software Applications 2
CIT 012 Computer Hardware and Accessories 3 CIT 016 Introduction to Networking 2
PSM 012 Commercial Knowledge 2 CDM 011 Principles of Cooperation 2
      CIT 013 Introduction to Database Management 3
  TOTAL SEMESTER I 16   TOTAL SEMESTER II 16

Generally, there is no minimum or maximum age limit for admission to the University for this programmes. Applications can only be considered if the University receives satisfactory evidence that the candidate qualifies for the programme applied for.
General Admission Requirements
Applicants for the University Certificate Programmes are expected to have completed Form Four with at least FOUR passes at D level and above
Direct Admission Requirements
Form IV certificate holders with four passes in Mathematics, Bookkeeping, Commerce, Physics, Geography, Chemistry, History and Biology.
Equivalent Qualification
1. Form IV Certificate holders with ATEC I
2. Form IV Certificate holders with NABE stage I to II
3. Form IV Certificate holders with Pre-foundation Certificate of the NationalBoard for Materials Management (NBMM) or
4. Any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution