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Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)

Africa International University, Kenya Ranked #569 in Africa


Next enrollment cycle

April 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 1,187

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma

This program prepares candidates to become specialists in the Information Technology needs of modern businesses, especially at the middle levels of organizations. . It is designed to meet the increasing demand in the work place for IT professionals with a wide knowledge of business management, technical skills and the capacity to offer support in the implementation of IT-based solutions in a business environment.


The course is structured with a focus on issues surrounding the development, implementation and management of Information Systems. Courses focusing on business systems management skills are included to address the need for a wider consideration of issues in business decision-making, and the relationship between business enterprises and Information Systems. One can take full time, evening, Saturday, or holiday mode of study.

The DIT programme aims to achieve the following objectives:

  • To equip students with Practical skills to develop programs and systems as business solutions
  • To develop a coherent and broad-based coverage of information systems and underlying technology to implement the systems in industry and business.
  • To enhance confidence and the ability to evaluate business information systems requirements and develop solutions from model professional and technical perspectives.
  • To ensure the students are equipped with problem solving skills and can adapt to a fast changing technological world.
  • To prepare candidates for progression to higher levels of education notably to degree level.

Enrollment Cycles

  • April 2023
  • May 2023
  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  •   Requirement is a C-, C plain or a certificate in related field from a recognized institution. 

Semester One
DIT 111 Introduction to Information Technology 3hrs
DIT 112 Introduction to Programming. 3hrs
DIT 113 Mathematics for Business Computing 3hrs
UC 124 Foundations for Life and Mission 3hrs
UC 121 Communication Skills 3hrs
Total 15hrs

Semester Two
DIT 121 Systems Analysis and Design 3hrs
DIT 122 Object Oriented Programming 3hrs
DIT 123 Discrete Mathematics 3hrs
UC 125 Bible Interpretation and Study Methods 3hrs
GS 113 Introduction to Library Research 3hrs
Total 15

Semester One
DIT 131 Database Systems 3hrs
DIT 132 Introduction to Computer Networks 3hrs
DIT 133 Data Structures and Algorithms 3hrs
DIT 134 IT Project Management 3hrs
DIT 135 Life Skills 3hrs
Total 15hrs

Semester Two
DIT 141 Probability and Statistics 3hrs
DIT 142 Introduction to Web Applications Development 3hrs
DIT 143 Business Information Systems 3hrs
DIT 144 Information systems Project 3hrs
DIT 145 ICT and Society 3hrs
Total 15

KES 32000 per semester 

Total fees KES 128000

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