Programme Overview

The convergence of the two technologies of computing and telecommunications has created a window of opportunity for proactive institutions to train multi-skilled professionals with composite skills in both telecommunications and computing fields. A detailed market study has shown that there is a great demand for these professionals in the corporate sector.

Graduates of ICT Diploma will add value and cut costs to employees by having a single staff that is able to seamlessly navigate between the two traditionally distinct technological areas of IT and telecommunications. Upon completion of the ICT Diploma programme, the graduates will be equipped with strong scientific and analytical background to be able to demonstrate high level of competence in the following areas;

  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Distributed Computing Systems
  • Data Communication System
  • Telecommunication Principles and Systems
  • Measurement and Fault Diagnosis of Telecommunication System

Semester 1

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ICT 111Computer Architecture
ICT 112Programming Methodology
ICT 113Internet Technologies
ICT 114Digital Electronics
ICT 115Electrical Engineering Science
ICT 116Telecommunications Principles and Systems

Semester 2

CodeTitle
ICT 211Information System Analysis and Design
ICT 212Introduction to Database Systems
ICT 213Data Communication Principles
ICT 214Semi-Conductor Electronics
ICT 215Measurement and Fault Diagnosis
ICT 216Operating Systems

Semester 3

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ICT 311Communication Systems
ICT 312Control Systems
ICT 313Micro-processor Systems
ICT 314Distributed Computing Systems
ICT 315Operations Research
ICT 316Entrepreneurship Education

Semester 4

CodeTitle
ICT 400Internship and Project Write-up

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