I.T

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Overview

Information and communication technology is a vital resource to all sectors in the contemporary society. Both the private and public sectors rely on I.T since it involves collection, processing, storage and dissemination of data and information. The school of I.T trains theoretical, practical and technical aspects of I.T that are satisfactory towards helping one to support and manage information systems, including networks.

Objectives

  • To enhance an individual’s computer literacy, consequently increasing literacy levels in the country
  • To empower learners with both theoretical and practical skills in I.T in an integrated manner, to help enhance their problem solving skills
  • To enhance a learner’s analytical skills that will assist them in solving real-world solutions
  • To give students practical skills that will help them create and manage I.T-based establishments.
  • Enhance the productivity of professionals in different fields by helping them develop I.T skills which match their areas of specialization

Prospects

The I.T sector is fast growing and cuts across all other sectors of the economy. The world is becoming a global field owing to advanced I.T products; as such, the field requires fresh talent to bring innovativeness required in the dynamic I.T market, making graduates with I.T skills highly sought after.

COURSE DURATION EXAM BODY SUBJECTS
Diploma in Computing & Information Processing 4 Semesters ICM Information Processing, Programming, General Purpose Software, Numeracy & Statistics, Number & Logic, System Analysis, Applications, Programming Project, Communication Skills.
Diploma in Computing & Information Systems (Level 4) 4 Semesters ABMA Information Systems, Computer Programming, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Information Presentation and Analysis, Web Technologies, General Purpose Software, Communication Skills.
Diploma in Computing & Information Systems (Level 5) 4 Semesters ABMA Database Systems, Software Development, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Web Applications Development, E-Commerce Strategy
Diploma in Computing & Information Systems (Level 6) 4 Semesters ABMA Software Engineering, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Enterprise Architecture, Organizational Security, IT Project Management, Scalable Web and e-Commerce.
Computer Application Systems Course 1 Semester CSK Introduction to ICT, Database Management, Presentation Tool, Desktop Publisher, File Management, ICT in Everyday Life, Information Networks, Spreadsheets, Internet & Communication, Word Processing.
Certificate in Graphic Design 1 Semester CSK Corel Draw, Adobe Page Maker, Adobe Photoshop
Certificate in Programming & Web Design 1 Semester CSK HTML 5, PHP, JavaScript, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator

Careers

IT instructors

Computer engineers

Web designer

System analyst

Network administrator

Database administrator

Electronic designer

Graphic designer

Programmer

System administrator

Data entry clerk

Computer operators

Support technicians

ICT managers