Advanced Diploma in Information Technology is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organizations. It is designed to ensure that each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of Information Technology, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

Entry requirements

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Diploma or equivalent
  • The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Course Structure

1st Year – Advanced Diploma

All modules in the first year are mandatory modules.

Semester I

  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Application Software
  • Principles of Management
  • Computer Organization

Semester II

  • Database Systems
  • Operating System Concepts
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Data Structures and Algorithms

2nd Year – Advanced Diploma

All modules in the second year are mandatory modules.

Semester III

  • Web Technologies
  • Computer Networks
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Data Communication

Semester IV

  • Human-Computer Interaction Design
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Information and Network Security

Assessment methods

Assignments, Particles, Projects

DURATION: 18 months (Full time) | 24 months (Part-time)

Awarding Body: TVEC & OTHM

Level (RQF) : Level 4 & 5