Diploma & Certificate Courses

Diploma in Business Computing

 

This course aims at providing students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge in the basic computer science and Business Computing in order to facilitate decision marking within an organization. The Diploma in Business Computing (DBC) programme is intended to equip students with basic business computing skills and skills in information technology. This combination of skills and knowledge prepares students to be immediately productive in the modern industry. The changes that have taken place in the global economy in the last 20 years have been driven primarily by businesses in their search for competitive advantage. Businesses have come up with new products driven primarily by new technologies.

A central element in business has been the computer. Most of the processes in business have been computerized including accounts, human resources databases, production processes, invoicing and data collection.

 

 

Year 1: Semester I (6 Core Courses)

 

Course Code

Course Name

LH

TH

PH

CH

CU

 

DIT 1101

Computer Application 

30

-

60

60

4

 

DFA 1101

Financial Accounting

45

-

30

60

4

 

DCS 1101

Fundamentals of Mathematics

45

-

-

45

3

 

DIT 1102

Communication Technology & Internet

45

-

30

60

4

 

DBM 1103

Business Communication Skills

45

-

-

45

3

 

DIT 1105

Computer workshop practice

15

-

90

45

4

 

 

Sub Total

 

 

 

 

22

 

Year 1: Semester 2 (6 Core Courses)

 

Course Code

Course Name

LH

TH

PH

CH

CU

 

DIT 1201

Systems Administration                 

45

-

30

60

4

 

DIT 1202

Introduction to information systems

45

-

-

45

3

 

DIT 1204

Introduction to Website Development 

30

-

60

60

4

 

DCS 1202

Fundamentals of Database Systems

30

-

60

60

4

 

DCS 1203

Programming Principles

30

-

60

60

4

 

DIT 1205

Operating System

45

-

-

45

3

 

 

Sub Total

 

 

 

 

22

 

Year 1: Recess Semester

Course Code

Course Name

LH

TH

PH

CH

CU

DCS 1301

(Choose One)

 Mobile Devices Repair & Application Development

Catering or Fashion and design

-

-

90

45

4

DBM 1302

Business plan Development

15

-

60

60

4

 

Sub Total

 

 

 

 

8

Year 2: Semester I (5 Core Courses)

Course Code

Course Name

LH

TH

PH

CH

CU

DIT 2101

Computer Systems Security 

30

-

30

60

4

DIT 2103

Systems Analysis & Design 

45

-

30

60

4

DBC 2102

Research Methodology  

45

-

30

60

3

DCS 2104

Event Driven Programming

30

-

60

60

4

DIT 2105

E-Business

30

-

30

45

3

 

Sub Total

 

 

 

 

18

DIT 2105

Research projects [Proposal Phase]

-

-

-

-

 

Year 2: Semester I (5 Core Courses)

Course Code

Course Name

LH

TH

PH

CH

CU

DIT 2201

Dynamic Website Development  

30

-

60

60

4

DIT 2206

IT Project planning and Management

45

-

-

45

3

DIT 2202

Enterprise Network Management

45

-

30

60

4

DIT 2203

Application development VB.NET  

45

-

30

60

4

DIT 2204

ICT Projects [Final Phase]

15

-

90

60

4

 

Sub Total

 

 

 

 

19

Year 2: Recess Semester

Course Code

Course Name

LH

TH

PH

CH

CU

DIT 3104

Internship

15

-

60

90

4

 

Sub Total

 

 

 

 

04

Total Credit Units 

                                       93

A graduate with a Diploma in Information Technology will serve in many areas of Information Technology such as; Application Developer, Business Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Client Support Specialist, Database Administrator, Database Architect, E-Commerce System Developer and Enterprise/Solution Architect.

General School Regulations

The general regulations and rules of Multitech Business School shall govern studies and examinations for the Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)

 Admissions to the First Year

Admission into the first year will be through any of the four avenues mentioned below:

  1. Direct entry
  2. Certificate holders scheme
  • Higher Education Certificate
  1. Professional qualifications
  2. Entrance admission examination

For admission to any diploma course under

  1. Direct Entry Scheme, a candidate must have:
  2. Obtained at least one (1) advanced level principal pass and two (2) subsidiary passes obtained at the same sitting of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (U.A.C.E) examinations. Or Qualification equivalent to UACE.
  3. Sat the UCE examination (equivalent) and obtained at least 5 passes.

 

  1. Certificate Holder’s Scheme, a candidate must hold:
  2. A Uganda Certificate of Education (U.C.E) and a certificate in Business Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  3. A two-year certificate in Business Management of Multitech Business School or any of the Uganda colleges of commerce, MUBS, or a two-year certificate in any field of study obtained from a recognized institution.
  • A one-year Higher Education Certificate accredited by NCHE

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