Cavendish Uganda

Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology

From Internet banking and online shopping, to communications and location-based services, businesses today are now investing in IT as a strategic enabler, relying on the Internet as a business platform.Be part of the innovative digital industry and solve complex problems with a Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology.

The Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology provides students with a strong foundation in developing robust application systems for businesses, computer assembly repair and maintenance; and website design. Students are equipped with essential knowledge about Information Systems processes and provided with the technical skills required to harness the power of information and Internet technologies.

Course Overview

Career objective

The following are the objectives of the Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology:

  • To educate and train students in the fundamentals of Computer Science and Information Technology in order to analyse and solve computing problems
  • To build the capacity with practical orientation needed to link the Computing sector with Government and Industry under the broader perspective of Information and Communication Technology
  • To prepare professionals with knowledge in ethical and legal issues as well as the interpersonal skills required to effectively promote ideas, goals, or products
  • To prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills to pursue further studies in Computer Science, Information Technology and other related disciplines
  • To equip students with the technical skills required to design, troubleshoot and maintain computer networks and hardware
  • To impart practical skills to students in database, computer programming and web technology principles

Program structure

Year 1

Semester 1
course code Course Name
DCS111 Fundamentals of Mathematics
DIT110 Fundamentals of Information Technology
DIT112 Computer applications
DIT113 Gender and ICT
BJM111 Communication Skills
Semester 2
course code Course Name
DCS 121 Computer Architecture & Organization
DCS 122 Programming Principles
DCS 123 Introduction to Operating Systems
DIT121 Database Systems
DIT122 Internet Technology and Web design
DIT 213 Internship

Year 2

Semester 1
course code Course Name
DCS 211 Computer Assembly, Repair & Maintenance
DIT 211 Research Methodology in Computer
DIT 212 System Analysis & Design
DIT 213 Dynamic Website Development
DCS 212 Computational Mathematics
DCS 213 Object-Oriented Programming
DIT 214 Information System Management
DIT 215 E-Commerce
Semester Two
course code Course Name
DCS 223 Graduation Project
DIT 221 Professional Issues in Computing
DIT 222 PC Network and data Communication
AGM 214 Entrepreneurship & small Business Management
DCS 221 Graphic User Interface
DCS 222 Application Development (VB, VB.net)
DIT 223 Information Storage & Retrieval
DIT 224 Introduction to Multimedia Systems

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