Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGD IT)

The PGD in Information Technology is aimed at equipping students with necessary skills through engaging them in rigorous intellectual analysis, critique and problem solving using a variety of teaching and learning techniques.

The programme is designed to enable students to make decisions that span IT disciplines, innovate, take lead in Data-Mining, Cloud Computing, Business Analyst, Business Intelligence, ICT Infrastructure, Information Management, Mobile Devices, Network Design and Management, Security and Forensics, Quality Assurance, System Architecture disciplines.

The curriculum enables students to develop analytical tools for decision making in an IT dynamic world of complex business processes and problems and build IT human resource capacity in both public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements
A candidate must be a holder of either:
1. A bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Computer Engineering from a recognized institution or its equivalent.

2. Any other degree from a recognized institution or its equivalent.

YEAR I SEMESTER I (5 Cores)
Code Name LH PH TH CH CU
CS 511 Information Security 45 - - 45 3
IT 502 Contemporary Issues in Information Technology 45 - - 45 3
IS 508 Project & Organization Change Management 45 30 - 45 3
TM 500 Research Methods 30 - 30 45 3
IT 503 IT Strategic Planning & Management 45 - - 45 3
Semester Load

15

YEAR I SEMESTER II (5 Cores)
IS 507 Advanced Database Systems 45 - 30 60 4
IT 504 Audit & Security Assurance Principles 45 - - 45 3
IS 501 Systems Analysis & Design 30 30 - 45 3
IT 501 Electronic Commerce Technologies 45 - - 45 3
IT 505 Web Design & Usability 30 30 - 45 3
Semester Load

16

Year I Recess Term (2 cores)

 

TM 501 Project - 120 30 75 5
PM 500 Project Management Theory & Practice 30 - 30 45 3
Total load

8

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