Diploma in Information Technology

The aim is to provide knowledge and Technical competence in Informatics and the field of Information Technology (IT) or to the student who wants to pursue further studies in computing fields.

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Programme Availability
Centre for Information and Communication Technologies
Level of Study
Diploma Programme
Mode of Study
Full Time & Part Time
Programme Duration
2 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE. 

SEMESTER 1
CORE COURSES 
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE 
                 
MTH 0100    Basic Mathematics                    
DIT 0100      Computer Applications                    
DIT 0101      Introduction to Information Technology (IT)                    
DIT 0102      Computer Assembling and Troubleshooting                    
COM 0100   Communication skills                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSES                    
DIT 0103    Information search and retrieval                    
DIT 0104    Professional Skills for IT Practitioners                                       
                    
SEMESTER 2
CORE COURSES 
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
                   
DIT 0105    Computer Architecture                    
DIT 0106   Computer Networking                    
DIT0107    Database Fundamentals                    
DIT 0108   Computer Graphics                    
DIT 0109   Introduction to Computer Programming                    
                                       
ELECTIVE COURSES                    
DIT 0120    Computer  Maintenance and Repair                    
DIT 0121    Management of Information systems (MIS)                    


SEMESTER 3    
CORE COURSES 
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE 
                 

DIT 0210    Introduction to Data Structure and Algorithm                    
DIT 0211    Web design and Programming                    
DIT 0212    Database design and Implementation                    
DIT 0213    Network Administration                    
DIT 0214    Project management and Research method                    
DIT 0215    Operating System                    

ELECTIVE COURSES
DIT 0216    Computerized Accounting                    
DIT 0217    Introduction to Electronic Commerce                    
MTH 0200  Statistics                    

SEMESTER 4
CORE COURSES 
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE

DIT 0218    Introductory to Object-Oriented Programming                    
DIT 0219    Management to Database Systems                    
DIT 0220    Fundamentals of Multimedia                    
DIT 0221    Systems Analysis and Design                                    
                    
ELECTIVE COURSES 
                   
DIT 0222    Testing and Quality Assurance in ICT                    
IE 0200       Introduction to Entrepreneurship                    
DIT  0223    Computer Project                    

Admission for the Diploma in Information Technology  requires One principal pass or two passes at A- level certificate in one of the following subjects, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Science and Practice of Agriculture, Geography, Economics and Commerce OR Certificate in information technology, engineering or other relevant disciplines. Pass in mathematics shall be required in either at O-level certificate or in Certificate courses. 

Tshs 900,000 per year

Apply for this Programme

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), 
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.

Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro    

Email: admission@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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