Diploma in Information Technology

01 Year
MNQF Level 5


The Diploma in Information Technology course provides skills and knowledge for individuals to fill in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have specialized skills in a technical ICT function.


Modules / Units

·        Originate and develop concepts

·        Promote workplace cyber security awareness and best practices

·        Lead and facilitate a team

·        Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organization

·        Manage client problems

·        Design and implement quality assurance processes for business solutions

·        Develop technical requirements for business solutions

·        Produce ICT feasibility reports

·        Establish and maintain client user liaison

·        Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans

·        Develop cloud disaster recovery plans

·        Design and implement highly available cloud infrastructure

·        Implement web-scale cloud infrastructure

·        Improve cloud-based infrastructure

·        Integrate databases with websites

·        Develop website information architecture

·        Design and configure desktop virtualization

·        Review and manage delivery of maintenance services

·        Install and upgrade operating systems

·        Apply advanced programming skills

·        Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills

·        Manage data persistence using no SQL data stores

·        Install and manage complex ICT networks

·        Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

·        Design, build and test network servers

General Entry

·        Successful Completion of Higher Secondary Education OR

·        Attainment of a Level 4 Foundation Study Program approved for the specific Diploma program

·        Attainment of a Level 4 qualification in a related field OR


Alternative Entry

·        Completion of a Level 4 qualification (unrelated), and successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program OR

·        20 years old, completion of secondary school, 2 years of relevant work experience, and successful completion of an MQA approved University Preparation Program.

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