Programme Overview

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Duration

The Diploma Programme takes duration of two years.

Course Details

There are a total of 25 units (Inclusive of Field Attachment) to be fully covered and completed for Diploma Award. Students will be required to pursue 8 units in Part I, 8 units in Part II, 8 units in Part III and Attachment in Part IV.

Semester 1

SEMESTER I
S. No. Unit Code Unit Name
DBT 001 Communication Skills
DBT 003 Introduction to Micro-Computers
DBT 033 Business Information Systems
DBT 006 Principles of Marketing
DBT 016 Fundamentals of Accounting
DBT 019 Basic Mathematics
DBT 025 Programming Concepts
DBT 010 Introduction to Philosophy

Semester 2

SEMESTRE 2
S. No Unit Code Unit Name
DBT 100 HIV/AIDS
DBT 007 Research Methodology
DBT 017 System Analysis and Design
DBT 035 Object Oriented Programming
DBT 022 Project Management and Information Systems
DBT 009 Consultancy in Information Systems
DBT 027 Web Application Programming
DBT 005 Principles of Management

Semester 3

SEMESTER 3
S. No Unit Code Unit Name
DBT 023 Ethics
DBT 024 Business Statistics
DBT 026 Database Management Systems
DBT 028 Fundamentals of Economics
DBT 029 Computer Networks
DBT 032 ICT policy
DBT 034 Business Accounting Software
DBT 030 IT Systems Project

 

 

SEMESTER 3
DBT 031 Industrial Attachment

 

 

Admission Requirements

  • KCSE Mean Grade C (C Plain)
  • C- (C Minus) in Mathematics, English/Kiswahili
  • Students who have done a certificate course in a computer-related/telecommunications engineering field will be considered for admission after review of their transcripts
  • ‘A’ Level leavers in any science cluster subjects; mid- career practitioners
  • Considerable work experience in IT or telecommunications industry will be considered

Course Duration

Full time: 15 months

Evening: 2 years