Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Information Technology in South Africa

  • Course Name: Diploma in Information Technology(Information Technology)
  • Major Subject: Information Technology
  • Course Category: Diploma Courses

Institutions Offering Diploma in Information Technology

  •  Rosebank College, Durban  
    Network Management
    Duration: 3 years

    Tuition fees: R 25,990 per year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A NSC with Diploma admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 40% for four x 20 credit subjects is required; OR
    -A NC(V) with Diploma admission – A minimum of 50 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation – a minimum of 60% in the three compulsory vocational subjects is required; OR
    -A SC (without endorsement) or equivalent– A minimum of five subjects must be passed; OR
    -A Higher Certificate or equivalent (HEQSF level 5); OR
    -An Advanced Certificate or equivalent (HEQSF level 6).

    Course Overview:
    -Management Information Systems
    -Network Architecture B
    -Introduction to Open Source Systems
    -Database Introduction
    -IT Project Management
    -Network Domain Administration
    -Network Infrastructure Administration
    -Network Design
  •  ICESA College, Durban  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to Diploma studies
    • An achievement rating of 3 (40% - 49%) in 4 recognised 20 credit bearing subjects
    • Maths or Maths Literacy with a minimum achievement rating of 2
    • English at Grade 12/NQF level 4 or equivalent
    • Age Exemption (23 years or older)
    • Mature age applicants, 45 years and older without a school leaving qualification, may apply for conditional exemption
    • Foreign Students whose first language is not English, may be required to provide proof of proficiency in English prior to admission to the programme

    Course Outline:
    -Documentation, Analysis and Design
    -Information Systems
    -Networks
    -Programming
    -Accounting Skills
    -End User Computing
    -System Software
    -Web Page Design
    -Software Engineering
    -Projects

  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Diploma endorsement) or equivalent with at least 50% in the language of teaching and learning, 50% in
    Mathematics or at least N4 Mathematics passed with a minimum of 50% and N4 English, or N4 Communication, or N4 Communication Technology passed with at least 50%
    or
    -A Senior Certificate (SC) with at least a D symbol on HG
    or a C symbol on SG in the language of teaching and learning, and with
    at least a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in Mathematics, and a D symbol on HG or a C symbol on SG in Physical Science, if any Physics or Chemistry modules form part of the curriculum of a selected qualification, or at least N4 Mathematics passed with a minimum of 50% and N4 English, or N4 Communication, or N4 Communication Technology passed with at least 50%.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria  
    1. Business Applications
    Duration: 3 years

    Course Overview:
    -Computing Fundamentals
    -Computing Systems
    -Computing Skills
    -Development Software
    -Accounting Skills
    -Business Analysis
    -Information Systems
    -Management Information Systems

    2. Communication Networks
    Duration: 3 years

    Course Overview:
    -Communication Networks
    -Computing Fundamentals
    -Computing Skills
    -Development Software
    -Distributed Systems
    -Technical Programming
    -IT Electronics
    -Computing Systems

    3. Support Services
    Duration: 3 years

    Course Overview:
    -Computing Fundamentals
    -Computing Systems
    -Computing Skills
    -Development Software
    -Graphical User-Interface Design
    -System Software
    -Support Services
  •  Richfield Graduate Institute of Technology, Durban  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -National Senior Certificate with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement.
    -Senior Certificate (issued prior to 2008).
    -National Certificate (Vocational) at NQF Level 4.
    -A Higher Certificate or an Advanced Certificate, in a cognate discipline. Students who do not meet the minimum admission requirements can apply for admission through Recognition of Prior Learning.

    Module Overview:
    -Development Software
    -Information Systems
    -Programming
    -Web Technology
    -Networks
    -M-Commerce
    -Information Systems
    -Database Systems
  •  Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -English level 4
    -Mathematics level 4
    -Information technology Level 4
    -Any other one subject level 4

    Course Outline:
    Year 1:
    Information Systems I
    Systems Software I
    Development Software I
    Programming Logic I
    Accounting Skills I
    Information Technology Skills I
    Communication I / EDL

    Year 2:
    Information Systems II
    Development Software II
    Business Analysis II
    Systems Software II
    Web Management II
    Communication II

    Year 3:
    Development Software III
    Business Analysis III
  •  Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Minimum mark of 60% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in Mathematics or Computer Studies is required.

    Modules Overview:
    -Academic Literacy and Personal Competencies
    -Problem Solving and Algorithms
    -Internet Programming I
    -Information Technology Mathematics I
    -Software Development I
    -Information Technology Essentials I
    -Databases II
    -Graphical Design II
    -Graphical User Interface Design II
  •  Skyline College, Durban  
    Course entry requirements
    -Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 or equivalent recognised qualification
    -Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
    -English is a requirement: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study
    -Full time
    -Part time
    -Distance learning
  •  Durban Computer College, Durban  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. Grade 12 or equivalent or recognition of prior learning
    2. SAQA NQF Level: 6
    3. Credits: 360
  •  IIE Varsity College, Cape Town  
    Course Name: IIE Diploma in Information Technology In Software Development
    Course Study Duration: 3 Years.
    Accreditation: CHE, SAQA, NQF level 6
  •  Belgium Campus iTversity, Port Elizabeth  
    Duration: 3 years (2 years of academic, 1 year of workplace training)

    Specialization:

    -Software Development
    -Infrastructure
  •  Taal-Net Varsity, Gauteng  
    Course Name: National Diploma in Information Technology.
  •  St Paul King’s College, Johannesburg  
  •  Johannesburg City College, Johannesburg  
  •  Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town  




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