Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Information Technology in Kenya

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

Institutions Offering Diploma in Information Technology

  • Kenyaplex Institute of Technology Kenyaplex Institute of Technology, Mwala   Apply Now
    Exam Body: KNEC

    Minimum Course Entry Grade: KCSE C-

    Course Duration: 2.5 Years
  • Kenyatta University  Kenyatta University , Nairobi  
    Admission requirements

    (i) Mean grade of C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with C (Plain) in Mathematics and English. OR

    (ii) Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE or equivalent with certificate in related field from a recognized institution.

    Course content

    (i) Introduction To Information Technology

    (ii) Computers And Society

    (iii) Introduction To Computer Hardware

    (iv) Introduction To Programming
    (C Programming)

    (v) Introduction To Information Systems

    (vi) Visual Programming

    (vii) Introduction To Logic

    (viii) Introduction To System Analysis

    (ix) Introduction To Internet Technology

    (x) Introduction To Databases

    (xi) Introduction To Digital Electronics

    (xii) Networking

    (xiii) ICT Project Management

    (xiv) Object Oriented Programming

    (xv) Information Systems Management

    (xvi) Introduction To Operating System

    (xvii) Introduction To Statistics

    (xviii) Project (1 Unit)



    Course duration: Two years

    Mode of study: Regular, DSVOL

    Intake: DSVOL-September, January
    Regular (Full Time) - September
  • Regional Institute of Business Management Nairobi Regional Institute of Business Management Nairobi, Nairobi  
    Minimum Requirements: C plain with C in English and Mathematics

    Course modules:
    Module 1 - 6 months
    Introduction to Computers and Principles of Operating Systems
    Computer Applications
    Information Systems Management
    Communications Skills

    Module 2 - 6 months
    Systems Analysis and Design
    Programming
    Entrepreneurship Education
    Mathematics

    Module 3 - 6 months.
    Quantitative Techniques
    Principles and Practice Management
    Data Communications
    Project

    MODULE 4-6 months
    Object Oriented programming
    Data Communication
    System Security

    PART III: MODULES 5
    Management Information Systems
    Net work Designs & Management
    Soft ware Engineering
    Web Designs and Internet Programming

    MODULE 6
    Principles and Practice of Management
    Research methods
    Minimum Entry requirements: C+ (plus) with C+ in English and Materials or
    pass in the Foundations Course
  • Africa Nazarene University Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi  
    Duration: 4 Trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -Minimum KCSE grade of C- (Minus), C plain in Maths or
    -3 credits in IGCSE or its equivalent, Or
    -Minimum GPA of 2.3 from ANU Certificate

    Course Content:
    -Concepts of computer Applications
    -Computers Fundamentals
    -Mathematics for Science
    -Professional Writing (TBA)
    -Introductions to Programming
    -Hardware and software practicum
    -Database systems
    -Data structures and algorithms
    -Web based applications
    -System Analysis and Design
    -Entrepreneurship
    -Data Communications & Networks
    -Christian Ethics
    -Computer Project
    -Object Oriented Programming
    -Computer Graphics
    -Computer Security
    -Advanced Networking
    -Mobile Application development
    -Internship
  • VisualDo Institute VisualDo Institute, Nairobi  

    Requirements:
    -KCSE grade C-

    Duration: 1 1/2 years

    Content:
    - Introduction to ICT and ethics
    - Computer applications I (Theory and Practical)
    - Structured Programming
    - Communications Skills
    - Operating System
    - Computational Mathematics
    - Entrepreneurship (Business Plan)
    - Systems Analysis & Design
    - Computer Application II (Theory and Practical)
    - Object Oriented Programme
    - Quantitative Methods
    - Visual Programming
    - Database Management Systems
    - Quantitative Methods
    - Data Communication & Networking
    - Management Information System
    - Principles & Practice of Management
    - Internet Based Programme
    - Course Specialization Project
  • Crownways Institute Crownways Institute, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 1 year

    Course content
    -Research Project
    -System Analysis and design
    -Object Oriented Programming
    -DataBase Management Systems
    -Computer Applications
    -Visual Programming
    -Introduction to ICT and Ethics
    -Computer Application
    -Communication Skill
    -Structure Programming
    -Operating Systems
    -Entrepreneurship Education
    -Quantitative Methods
    -Internet Based Programming
    -Business Plan
    -Data Communication and Networking
    -Management Information System
    -Principles and Practice of Management
  • East Africa Institute of Certified Studies East Africa Institute of Certified Studies, Nairobi  
    Course Overview

    -Information Communication Technology
    -Computer Applications
    -Programming: Machine & Assembly
    -Programming: High Level/System
    -Programming: Scripting/Web
    -Database Management System
    -Business Communication
    -Computer Networking and Information System Management
    -Sales and Marketing
    -Computational Mathematics
    -International Communication and Customer Care
    -Research and Project
    -Office Theory
    -Life Skills
    -Entrepreneurship


    Requirements:

    Course Duration: 18 months

    Exam Body: JP-UK

    Grade: C- and above
  • Meru University of Science and Technology Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru  
    Course entry requirements:
    i. A mean grade of C- (minus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination or its equivalent OR;
    ii. At least a Division II in the Kenya Certificate of Education examination OR;
    iii. At least one Principal Pass at the Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education examination OR;
    iv. Completion of Craft Certificate (Level 5) in a related field OR;
    v. A Certificate of experiential learning issued by the Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA).

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Nairobi Aviation College Nairobi Campus Nairobi Aviation College Nairobi Campus, Nairobi  
    Career Opportunities:

    -Data Entry clerk
    -End user support
    -System Analyst
    -system developer
    -Network specialist
    -Webmaster

    Admission Requirement:

    -To be eligible for the admission into the Diploma in Information Communication technology (DICT), a candidate must satisfy any ONE of the following academic qualifications:
    -An aggregate grade of C in K.C.S.E.
    -Division Four in O-Level or Any other equivalent qualifications approved by the Kenya National Examination Council
  • Kenya Institute of Social Work Kenya Institute of Social Work, Nairobi   
    Course entry requirements
    -Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Division 2 or the equivalent

    Course content
    -Quantitative methods
    -Principles and Practice of Management
    -Data Communication
    -Project
    -Programming
    -Entrepreneurship Education
    -Mathematics
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Introduction to Computers and Principles of operating systems
    -Computer Applications
    -Information System Management
    -Communication Skills
  • Tsavo Institute of Technology Tsavo Institute of Technology, Voi   
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- at KCSE

    Program duration: 2 years

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course content
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Quantitative Techniques
    -Data Communications
    -Trade Project Business Plan
    -Information and Communication Technology
    -Operating System
    -Computer Applications
    -Programming I
    -Programming II
  • Garissa University Garissa University, Garissa  
    Requirements:
    Minimum Grade of C- at KCSE

    -O level Certificate with mean grade of division III OR A Level qualification with minimum of 1P or 3 Sub with at least a D+

    -Certificate in ICT

    -Certificate in any Information related courses from KNEC

    Mode of Study:Regular/weekend

    Duration:2 Years
  • Riara University Riara University, Nairobi  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    a) C Plain in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent; or
    b) IGCSE Year 13 certification with minimum of C+ or
    c) IB Grade 12 with a minimum GPA of 3.00
    d) A Pre-University certificate from an institution recognized by the Senate, with a minimum GPA of 2.50
  • University of Embu University of Embu, Embu  
    MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Mean grade C (Plain) at KCSE or equivalent with at least C- in Mathematics and English; OR,
    KCE Division III with Credit Passes in Mathematics and English; OR,
    KCSE C- with at least a Credit Pass in an IT Certificate or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Kibabii University Kibabii University, Bungoma  
    Entry Requirements:
    Minimum grade of C (Plain) at KCSE in Mathematics, in any science or any business related subject or those with a certificate in IT with a credit or distinction pass from Kibabii University College or Certificate in IT with a credit or distinction pass recognized by the MMUST University Senate.
  • Maseno University Maseno University, Maseno  
    Minimum entry requirements:
    - KCSE Mean Grade C Plain and C- or above in English and Mathematics or
    - KCE Div III with pass in English and Mathematics or
    - Certificate in IT/ICT with overall Credit pass or degrees, diplomas and certificate from recognised institutions
  • Bridge College Bridge College, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -Pass in Certificate in Information Technology

    Course duration: 2 terms

    Exam body: ICM

    Course content
    -Applications
    -Programming Project
    -Number and Logic
    -Systems Analysis

  • Zetech University Zetech University, Thika  
    Duration: 4 trimesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -An aggregate mean grade of C- and above in K.C.S.E
    -D- in Mathematics
    -D- in either English or Kiswahili OR Relevant qualification approved by the University Senate
  • Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  
    Duration 3 years

    Minimum Entry requirement
    -Minimum mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE with at least D+ (Plus) in English and Mathematics Or
    -Certificate in IT

    Tuition Fees 35,000/= per semester
  • Michuki Technical Training Institute Michuki Technical Training Institute, Kangema  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above in KCSE or Craft Certificate

    Intake
    -May
    -September

    Course duration
    -Module I-three terms
    -Module II and III each two terms
  • KCA University KCA University, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 2 years

    Modes of Study:
    -Full Time
    -Part Time

    Intake Periods:
    -January
    -May
    -September
  • The Co-operative University of Kenya The Co-operative University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Tuition fees: KShs. 67,100 per year

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE Aggregate grade “C-” (or any other qualification recognized by the University Senate)
  • Aldai Technical Training Institute Aldai Technical Training Institute, Kobujoi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Course duration: 2 terms

    Mode of study: Modular

    Intake: January,May, September
  • Marist International University College Marist International University College, Nairobi  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE Mean Grade C – (Minus) with at least D+ (Plus) in Mathematics OR
    -Division III in KCE OR Equivalent
  • Shipping and Transport College of East Africa Shipping and Transport College of East Africa, Mombasa  
    Examination Body: KNEC

    Course Duration: 3 years

    Entry Requirements: KCSE C (Plain) with C- (Minus) in Maths and English





  • Baraton College Baraton College, Baraton  
    Entry Requirements:
    K.C.S.E. mean grade of C- (minus) with C- (minus) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Physical science and mathematics

    Duration: 6 semesters
  • Rifkins College Rifkins College, Mombasa  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- (minus) in KCSE or equivalent or pass in certificate level

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Kimtech Training College Kimtech Training College, Kehancha  
    Admission criteria
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE or credit pass in Certificate by KNEC Examination or relevant qualification.

    Course duration: 3 modules
  • Matili Technical Training Institute. Matili Technical Training Institute., Kimilili  
    Course entry requirements
    - A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Intake: January/May

    Exam series: May/December

    Course duration: 2 terms
  • Mathenge Technical Training Institute Mathenge Technical Training Institute, Nyeri  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C plain in KCSE

    Exam body: KNEC

    Mode of study: Modular

    Program duration: 8 terms
  • Karumo Technical Training Institute Karumo Technical Training Institute, Kianjai  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Course duration: 3 modules

    Intake: January/September

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Malindi Aviation Technical Training Institute Malindi Aviation Technical Training Institute, Eldoret  
    Admission criteria
    -Applicants must have scored a mean grade of C- at KCSE

    Course duration: 6 months

    Exam body
    -IMIS
    -ABE
  • Karatina University Karatina University, Karatina  
    Admission Requirements:

    Minimum mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE with D+ in mathematics OR Certificate in I.T. from a recognized institution.
  • Nakuru Training Institute Nakuru Training Institute, Nakuru  
    Minimum Requirement: C-
    Duration: 3 semesters
    Exam Body: KNEC
    Tuition Fees: 16,000 per Semester
    Intake: Jan-Feb /June-July
  • Sigalagala National Polytechnic Sigalagala National Polytechnic, Kakamega  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Exam body: KASNEB

    Intake: January/May/September

  • Juja College of Accountancy Juja College of Accountancy, Thika  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- and above at KCSE

    Course duration: 6 terms

    Exam body: KNEC/ICM
  • Panorama College of Business Panorama College of Business, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- and above at KCSE

    Course duration: 18 months

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Mwangaza College Mwangaza College, Nakuru  
    Course Duration: 3 years equivalent to (9) terms
    Minimum Entry Requirements: An aggregate mean grade of C- and above in K.C.S.E
  • Nyandarua Institute of Science and Technology Nyandarua Institute of Science and Technology, Nyahururu  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- at KCSE

    Course duration: 3 years

    Exam body: KNEC
  • Kipipiri Technical and Vocational College Kipipiri Technical and Vocational College, Ol Kalou  
    Course entry requirements
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE or KCE division II or equivalent.

    Exam body: KNEC
  • RCM College RCM College, Nairobi  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Exam Body: JP-UK

    Duration: 2 years

    Fees Per Term: 15,000/=
  • Tindiret Technical and Vocational College Tindiret Technical and Vocational College, Songhor  
    Entry Grade: C-

    Duration: 3 years

    Exam Body: KNEC

    Intake Periods: Jan/May/Sept
  • The Catholic University of Eastern Africa The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A mean grade of C- in KCSE

    Intakes in January, May and September
  • Plateaux Technical College Plateaux Technical College, Kisii  
    Exam Body: KNEC/KCPA

    Duration: 2 years and 3 months attachment

    Entry Grade: C-
  •  Pioneers Training Institute, Nairobi  
    Minimum Requirement: KCSE with C- (Minus) and above
    Duration: 18 Months
    Examinations: KNEC
  • Tream Institute of Technology Tream Institute of Technology, Matuu  
    Entry Requirement: C-
    Duration: 3 years
    Exam Body: KNEC
    Tuition Fees: 15,000 termly
  • Technical University of Kenya Technical University of Kenya, Nairobi  
    Duration: 6 Semesters

    Minimum entry requirements:
    -KCSE C+ (Plus)
  •  The Nyandarua National Polytechnic, Nyandarua  
    Entry Requirement: C-
    Duration: 3 years
    Exam Body: KNEC
    Intakes: Jan/May/Sept
  • Konoin Technical Training Institute Konoin Technical Training Institute, Mogogosiek  
    Entry Requirement: C-

    Duration: 3 years

    Exam Body: KNEC
  • Bunyala Technical and Vocational College Bunyala Technical and Vocational College, Busia  
    Entry Requirement: C

    Duration: 8 terms

    Exam Body: KNEC




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