Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Southern Institute of Technology
This graduate diploma programme provides the opportunity for information technology students to specialise in the disciplines of either networking or web development. As well as promoting and enhancing their knowledge base, skills, and professionalism, it aims to stimulate students to develop an inquiring and analytical approach to problems and issues, and to encourage independent judgment and creative thinking.
The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology programme covers the analysis of information systems including feasibility for installation, development of information systems and configuring and troubleshooting information networks. Management of internet sites and associated software is also included in the programme.
Majoring in Networking
In order to be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, the student will have been credited with all required papers and electives as specified in the programme schedule. The overall programme of study for every candidate requires 120 credits for successful completion of the qualification.
A student completing the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology will normally be expected to complete the one-year programme (full-time equivalent) within 3 years. Notwithstanding the requirements set out above, the Head of Faculty with the approval and recommendation of the Board of Studies may allow a student a longer period to complete the programme.
This Graduate Diploma programme provides the opportunity for information technology students to specialise in the discipline of networking. As well as promoting and enhancing their knowledge base skills, and professionalism, it aims to stimulate students to develop an inquiring and analytical approach to problems and issues, and to encourage independent judgement and creative thinking. Graduates may work in areas such as information systems analysis and development, and in information networks configuration and troubleshooting, or in web development and web management.
Entry is open to degree graduates who have graduated successfully from a relevant bachelor’s degree programme or can demonstrate equivalent, relevant, practical professional or educational experience in a related discipline.
English Language Requirements