ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

Programme information, Admission requirements and courses structure in detail

The Centre for Information and Communication Technology (CICT) offers two non-degree programmes. We teach Certificate in Information Technology and Diploma in Information Technology at Mazimbu Campus. These programmes provide cutting-edge education in Information Technology.
Details of these courses on how to join and courses structure is given below;


Diploma in Information Technology

Course information and Course Structures

Aim:
The aim of the program of Diploma in Information Technology is to produce professionals and technical competence in the Informatics and in the field of Information Technology (IT).

Entry Requirements:
(i) Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) level Certificate with at least one Principal Pass in one of the following:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Science and Practice of Agriculture, geography, Economics and Commerce.

OR
(ii) A Certificate in Information Technology, Engineering or other relevant disciplines from an accredited Institution and Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education with passes in at least 3 Subjects.

A working experience of one year will be an added advantage.


Year 1

SEMESTER 1

COURSE
ANTE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOURS

L

S

P

Total

CREDITS

CORE COURSE

MTH 0100

Basic Mathematics

45

45

0

90

2

DIT 0100

Computer Application

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0101

Introduction To Information Technology(IT)

30

30

30

90

2

DIT 0102

Computer Assembling and Troubleshooting

30

0

60

90

2

COM 0100

Communication Skills

30

60

0

90

2

TOTAL(CORE)

165

135

150

450

10

..............

ELECTIVE COURSES

DIT 0103

Information Search and Retrieval

30

0

60

60

2

DIT 0104

Professional Skills for IT Practitioner

30

60

0

90

2

TOTAL(ELECTIVE)

60

60

60

180

4

TOTAL FOR SEMESTER1

225

195

210

630

14

SEMESTER 2

COURSE
ANTE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOURS

L

S

P

Total

CREDITS

CORE COURSE

DIT 0105

Computer Architecture

30

30

30

90

2

DIT 0106

Computer Networking

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0107

Database Fundamentals

30

30

30

90

2

DIT 0108

Computer Graphics

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0109

Introduction to Computer Programming

30

0

60

90

2

TOTAL(CORE)

150

60

240

450

10

..............

ELECTIVE COURSES

DIT 0120

Computer Maintenance and Repair

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0121

Management of Information Systems(MIS)

30

30

30

90

2

TOTAL(ELECTIVE)

60

30

90

180

4

TOTAL FOR SEMESTER2

210

90

330

630

14

Year 2

SEMESTER 3

COURSE
ANTE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOURS

L

S

P

Total

CREDITS

CORE COURSE

DIT 0210

Introduction to Data Structure and Algorithm

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0211

Web Design and Programming

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0212

Database Design and Implementation

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0213

Network Administration

30

0

45

75

1.5

DIT 0214

Project Management and Research Method

30

30

30

90

2

DIT 0215

Operating System

30

0

60

90

2

TOTAL(CORE)

180

30

315

525

11.5

..............

ELECTIVE COURSES

DIT 0216

Computerized Accounting

30

0

30

60

1.5

DIT 0121

Introduction to Electronic Commerce

30

0

30

60

1.5

TOTAL(ELECTIVE)

90

30

60

180

4.5

TOTAL FOR SEMESTER2

270

60

375

705

16

SEMESTER 4

COURSE
ANTE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOURS

L

S

P

Total

CREDITS

CORE COURSE

DIT 0218

Introduction to Obeject-Oriented Programming

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0219

Management to Database Systems

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0220

Fundamentals of Multimedia

30

0

60

90

2

DIT 0221

Systems Analysis and Design

30

30

30

90

2

TOTAL(CORE)

120

30

210

360

8

..............

ELECTIVE COURSES

DIT 0222

Testing and Quality Assurance in ICT

30

30

30

90

2

DIT 0200

Introduction to Enterpreneurship

30

30

0

60

1.5

DIT 0223

Computer Project

0

0

120

120

3

TOTAL(ELECTIVE)

60

60

150

270

6.5

TOTAL FOR SEMESTER2

180

90

360

630

14.5

Certificate in Information Technology

Course Informations and Course Structure

Aim:
The aim of the program of Certificate in Information Technology is to provide a foundation for the student who wants to pursue further studies in computing fields such as Diploma, Informatics, Information system, Information Technology, Software Engineering and related fields.

Entry Requirements:
The minimum entry qualifications of the candidates shall be Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with passes in at least three subjects which will make the total point to be four (4).

SEMESTER 1

COURSE
ANTE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOURS

L

S

P

Total

CREDITS

CORE COURSE

CIT 0101

Information Technology Basic

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0102

Professional Skills for IT Practitioner

30

60

0

90

2

CIT 0103

Introduction To Computer Hardware

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0104

Managing of Computer Peripherals

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0105

Computer Application

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0102

Communication Skills

30

60

0

90

2

TOTAL

180

120

180

480

12

..............

ELECTIVE COURSES

CE 0101

Entrepreneutship

30

30

0

60

1.5

MTH 0100

Basic Mathematics*

30

30

0

60

0

TOTAL FOR SEMESTER

240

210

180

650

13.5

*Audit Course

SEMESTER 2

COURSE
ANTE

COURSE TITLE

CONTACT HOURS

L

S

P

Total

CREDITS

CORE COURSE

CIT 0106

Programming Basic

30

0

30

60

1.5

CIT 0107

Mathematics for Informartion Technology

45

30

0

75

1.5

CIT 0108

Database management Systems

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0109

Operating System Fundamentals

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0110

Introduction to Computer Networking

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0111

Computer maintanance, Repair and Upgrading

30

0

60

90

2

TOTAL

195

30

270

495

11

..............

ELECTIVE COURSES

CIT 0112

Introduction to Web Designing

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0113

Troubleshooting Hardware and Software

30

0

60

90

2

CIT 0114

Introduction to Multimedia Systems

30

0

60

90

2

TOTAL

90

0

180

270

6

TOTAL FOR SEMESTER

285

30

450

765

17

CONTACT US

Centre for ICT,
P.O. Box 3218,
Chuo Kikuu,
Morogoro Tanzania.
Tel. 255 023 2604838
FAX: +255 023 2604838.
E-mail: dircc@suanet.ac.tz