DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Garissa University
Last Update September 7, 2023
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About This Course

The Diploma course in Information Technology (IT) is intended to provide students with a wide range of software, technical and technological ICT skills required by industry at the diploma level. The student is expected to develop an IT solution to a practical business problem using an engineering approach.

Duration 

Four Semesters

Mode Of Study:

• Two (2) online CATs, one (1) sit-in CAT towards the end of semester, and one end of semester examinations.

Semester Admission Periods:

• January, May, September

Program Learning Outcomes 

 By the end of the course, the graduate should be able to:

  i) Provide consultancy and advisory services in a dynamic world of ICT  

ii) Design and develop quality and acceptable software solutions  

iii) Diagnose, support and develop quality and acceptable ICT infrastructure  

iv) Design, implement and support security in information systems /ICT environment   

 DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

   Year   One Semester One 

Serial NoCourse Code Course Title Lecturer 
1DIT 001Principles Of Information Technology 2
2DIT  002Quantitative Techniques 2
3DIT  003Computer Application in Business2
4DIT  004Data Communication and Networks12
5DIT  005Object oriented Programming I2
6DIT  006Business Communication 2
                                                                    Total 12

YEAR ONE SEMESTER TWO 

Serial NoCourse Code Course Title Lecturer 
1DIT 007Internet design and Emerging Issues 2
2DIT  008Computer programming using C2
3DIT 009System Analysis and Design 2
4DIT  010Management of Information System 2
5DIT 011Software Engineering 2
                                                                       Total 10

YEAR TWO SEMESTER ONE 

Serial NoCourse Code Course Title Lecturer 
1DIT 020Relational database Management 2
2DIT 021Application development 2
3DIT 022Data communication and networking II2
4DIT 023Business information strategy 2
5DIT 024Object oriented programming II2
6DIT 025Operating system 2
                Total 12

YEAR TWO SEMESTER TWO 

Serial NoCourse Code Course Title Lecturer 
1DIT O26Information system engineering 2
2DIT O27Mathematics for information technologists 2
3DIT028Digital electronics 2
4DIT 029Computer aided design 2
5DIT 030Project 4
6DIT 031Financial accounting 2
                                            Total 14

YEAR TWO SEMESTER THREE

YEAR TWO SEMESTER TWO 

Serial NoCourse Code Course Title Lecturer 
1DIT040Industrial Attachment 4

Requirements

  • Entry Requirement
  • To be eligible for admission into the Diploma in IT, a candidate must satisfy one of the following minimum requirements:
  • Minimum Grade of C- at KCSE with D+ in both Math and English 
  • O level Certificate with mean grade of division III A Level qualification with minimum of 1P or 3 Sub with at least a D+       
  • Certificate in ICT
  • Certificate in any Information related courses from KNEC
  • Certificate in any Information related courses from KNEC

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