Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology

Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology

Kshs 110000

The Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF) (L4DBIT) makes up the first year of the NCC Education degree journey. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of an IT degree in the UK university system.

Students will be given the opportunity to develop essential thinking and study skills in IT and business through a balance of academic and vocational subjects. They will be able to contribute to the development of computer systems and networks, databases and websites in a business context, whilst also developing an awareness of business needs. The qualification will allow them to understand and enter the IT and business profession with the necessary knowledge expected within the industry and the ability to apply the skills to a range of IT-related functions.

On successful completion of the qualification students will be able to embark on NCC Education’s Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF) (L5DBIT), which is equivalent to the second year of a UK Bachelor’s degree, transfer to a university or pursue a career in the IT industry.

Entry Requirements

For entry onto the NCC Education L4DBIT qualification students must have at least one of the following:

  • NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (RQF) (L3IFDHES) or Level 3 Diploma in Computing (RQF) (L3DC) or Level 3 Diploma in Business (RQF) (L3DB).
  • An international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to L3IFDHES, L3DC or L3DB qualification. This must be agreed with NCC Education in advance.
  • One ‘A’ Level or equivalent, or an appropriate School Leavers’ certificate deemed to be of a similar level

Programme Modules:

Students must study the following eight core units:

  • Skills for Computing
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Systems
  • Designing and Developing a Website
  • Databases
  • eBusiness
  • Essentials of Management.
  • Understanding Business Organisations

Assessment

The programme is assessed by assignments and examination.

Intakes

Held two times in a year – January and July

Progression

Successful students may progress to the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology(BIT)

(each equivalent to Year 1 of a UK Bachelor’s degree).

Code Course Duration
L4DBIT Skills for Computing 1 year
L4DBIT Computer Networks 1 year
L4DBIT Computer Systems 1 year
L4DBIT Designing and Developing a Website 1 year
L4DBIT Databases 1 year
L4DBIT eBusiness 1 year
L4DBIT Essentials of Management 1 year
L4DBIT Understanding Business Organisations 1 year
Start date Time Duration Location
1st July 2019 Day 12 Months Nairobi
1st July 2019 Day 12 Months Mombasa
1st July 2019 Evening 12 Months Nairobi
1st July 2019 Evening 12 Months Mombasa
6th January 2019 Day 12 Months Nairobi
6th January 2019 Evening 12 Months Nairobi
6th January 2019 Day 12 Months Mombasa
6th January 2019 Evening 12 Months Mombasa