Higher National Diploma in Information Technology (HNDIT)

This course is offered by Edexcel (Pearson) – UK, a world leading education, training and examination body. Edexcel qualifications are accepted by over 115 Universities around the world. This qualification will give one the chance to obtain visas to most ountries.This programme provides the right balance between knowledge and skills through continuous assessment through practical activities and assignments and is recognized by employers worldwide due to the quality assured program of study. Successfully completed students can directly enter to the BSc Final year.

Course Type

Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

February and September

Duration

2 years

Course Modules

HND Software Development - Semester 1

01

Computer Systems

02

Systems Analysis and Design

03

Business Skills for e-commerce

04

Database Design Concepts

05

Employability and Professional Development

HND Software Development - Semester 2

01

Object Oriented Programming

02

Web Application Development

03

Procedural Programming

04

Networking Technologies

05

Information Systems in Organizations

HND Software Development - Semester 3

01

Data Structures & Algorithms

02

Programming in JAVA

03

Programming in .NET

HND Software Development - Semester 4

01

Management of Projects

02

IT Security Management

03

Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation

HND Computer Networking - Semester 1

01

Computer Systems

02

Systems Analysis and Design

03

Business Skills for e-commerce

04

Database Design Concepts

05

Employability and Professional Development

HND Computer Networking - Semester 2

01

Computer Systems Architecture

02

Networking Security

03

Local Area Networking Technologies

04

Wide Area Networking Technologies

HND Computer Networking - Semester 3

01

Network Operating Systems

02

IT Support for End Users

03

Internet Server Management

04

Network Infrastructure

HND Computer Networking - Semester 4

01

Routing Concepts

02

IT Virtualization

03

Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation

Entry Requirements

GCE (O/L) - 06 passes with a credit pass for English

Job Opportunities

The HND in Computer Software Development is suitable for those who wish to pursue a career within the areas of – Junior Software Developer, Assistant Network Administrator, Junior IT Executive, Junior Project Manager, Website Developer or for those who wish to continue further studies to complete the final year of a degree in Software engineering related areas.

The HND in Networking is also suitable for those who wish to pursue a career within the areas of – End User and Help Desk Support, Database Support, Network Infrastructure monitoring and management or for those who wish to continue further studies to complete the final year of a degree in Networking.