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ORDINARY DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE - NTA LEVEL 6

The purpose of this programme is to enable students to have ability to design, develop, test and implement software applications; manage, maintain, and service computer systems; assist in planning and supervision of computer projects and communicate effectively.

Specific Objectives of the programme include:
a) Ability to apply principles and practices of software design and development to develop computer programs.
b) Ability to design, develop, test, implement, install, manage, maintain, and tune Databases.
c) Ability to design develops, implement, install, manage, and maintain websites.
d) Ability to design, develop, implement, install, manage, maintain, service and repair networks.
e) Ability to apply communication and supervisory skills to manage computer projects.
f) Ability to apply mathematical skills in modeling and designing computer based systems.

Programme Summary

Course Name: Ordinary Diploma in Computer Science
Course Initials: 
Duration: 1 year
Total Units:  68
Mode of Deliverence: Intensive Face to Face, Open Distance

Programme Informations

– Admission to the programme will be open to candidate who has relevant Technician certificate programme (NTA Level 5) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology or its equivalent from any institution recognized by NACTE.

Ordinary Diploma in Computer Science (Course Structure)

CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
SEMESTER 1
IET 06101 Advanced Website Design 12
IET 06102 System Analysis & Design 12
IET 6104 Object Oriented Programming 12
IET 06105 Database System Design & Administration 12
IET 06106 System Administration 12
Total Credits 60
CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
SEMESTER 2
IET 06207 System Modeling 12
IET 06203 Network Management 12
IET 06209 Research Methodology 12
IET 06212 Multimedia Applications 12
IET 06213 Cross-cutting Issues in ICT 9
Total Credits 60
CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
SEMESTER 3
IET 06311 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) 9
IET 06308 Project Management 6
IET 06310 ICT Security 9
IET 06314 Industrial Training 16
Total Credits 40
  • Local Price: Tsh 900,000/=
  • Foreign Price: USD 400
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– Students who successfully complete this programme are eligible for the award of NTA Level 5 provided they meet a Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 which is equivalent to pass.
– Upon Successful completion of NTA level 5, a student may continue to NTA Level 6 (Ordinary Diploma in Computer Science).
– This programme comprises a total of twelve (12) Modules that spread over one academic year with two semesters.
– Students in this programme will be involved in class sessions as well as industrial training.
– To reach the programme objectives, the whole programme is designed in a more practical oriented.
– Students are encouraged to put into practice all what they learn in order to develop their interest and competencies in problem solving skills, self-reflection and critical thinking.