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Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology



From Internet banking and online shopping, to communications and location-based services, businesses today are now investing in IT as a strategic enabler, relying on the Internet as a business platform.Be part of the innovative digital industry and solve complex problems with a Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology.

The Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology provides students with a strong foundation in developing robust application systems for businesses, computer assembly repair and maintenance; and website design. Students are equipped with essential knowledge about Information Systems processes and provided with the technical skills required to harness the power of information and Internet technologies.



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Course Overview

COURSE CODECOURSE NAME
YEAR ISEMESTER I
DCS111Fundamentals of Mathematics
DIT110Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
DCS112Introduction to Operating Systems
DIT111Gender and ICT
DJC110Communication Skills and Learning Skills for Employability
YEAR ISEMESTER II
DCS121Computer Architecture and Organisation
DCS122Programming principles
DIT123Computer applications
DIT121Introduction to Databases Systems
DIT122Internet Technology and Web Design
YEAR IISEMESTER I
DCS211Computer Assembly, Repair and Maintenance
DIT211Database Development and Administration
DIT212Systems Analysis and Design
DIT213Dynamic Website Development
FST210Industrial Training (Recess Period)
ELECTIVES(COMPUTER SCIENCE OPTION-CHOOSE ONE)
DCS212Computational Mathematics
DCS213Object Oriented Programming
ELECTIVES(INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OPTION-CHOOSE ONE)
DIT214Information Systems Management
DIT215E-Commerce
YEAR IISEMESTER II
DIT221Professional Issues in Computing
DIT223PC Network and Data Communication
FST222Project
ELECTIVES(COMPUTER SCIENCE OPTION-CHOOSE ONE)
DCS221Graphical User Interface
DCS223Application Development
ELECTIVES(INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OPTION-CHOOSE ONE)
DIT225Information Storage and retrieval
DIT224Introduction to Multimedia Systems


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The following are the objectives of the Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology:

  • To educate and train students in the fundamentals of Computer Science and Information Technology in order to analyse and solve computing problems
  • To build the capacity with practical orientation needed to link the Computing sector with Government and Industry under the broader perspective of Information and Communication Technology
  • To prepare professionals with knowledge in ethical and legal issues as well as the interpersonal skills required to effectively promote ideas, goals, or products
  • To prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills to pursue further studies in Computer Science, Information Technology and other related disciplines
  • To equip students with the technical skills required to design, troubleshoot and maintain computer networks and hardware
  • To impart practical skills to students in database, computer programming and web technology principles


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Distance Learning Study Mode

Our Distance Learning platform provides a flexible, accessible and cost-effective mode of learning as an alternative to traditional classroom-based learning. This mode of study is suitable for those who have difficulty attending traditional classes for various reasons. It gives one the opportunity to study away from the classroom without interrupting their day to day activities.



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Campus-based Study Mode

As one of the most innovative academic institutions in Uganda, we’re renowned for our accredited programmes, quality education and student-centred way of doing business that creates responsible, educated, employable and entrepreneurial citizens (REEE).



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