Information Technology





The Diploma in Information Technology is designed to ensure that each learner is a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of Information Technology, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change at a junior or middle management level and aspiring into higher management within their organisation or industry. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. The qualification is clustered from Level 4 through to Level 6.

Entry requirements

For entry onto the Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English is a requirement: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

Equivalences

The Qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Graduate Diplomas.

Duration and delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over 3 academic years for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, distance and online learning.

Course Details

Modules

Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to Databases
Requirements Engineering
Systems Analysis and Design
E- Commerce Applications
Human Computer Interaction
IT and Society
Information Systems Project Management
Management Information Systems

Modules

Innovative Technologies in Computing
Computing Research Methods
Software Development Methodologies
Computing Project Planning
Strategic Management Information Systems
Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in IT
Network Design and Management
Web Based Development
Cyber Security
Advanced Databases
 

Modules

Advanced Computer Networks 
Advanced Data Analytics
Advanced Database Management Systems 
Management Information Systems
Computers, Society and Law 
Computing Projects 
Programme Level COURSE FEE REG FEE DEPOSIT MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS
LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
R15,000.00
R1,000.00
R2,000.00
R1,300.00 X 10
LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
R19,500.00
R1,000.00
R2,500.00
R1,700.00 X 10

LEVEL 6 DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

R20,500.00
R1,000.00
R2,500.00
R1,800.00 X 10