Diploma in Business Information Technology - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis

Nairobi
5 trimesters
Diploma
On Campus

Benefits

Course Overview

This Diploma in Business and Information Technology is taken over five trimesters and focuses on issues surrounding the development, implementation, and management of information systems in a competitive business environment. Taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University, this course provides students with the knowledge and practical skills they require to meet the increasing demand in the modern workplace for professional IT managers. For the most comprehensive learning experience, this programme includes an industrial attachment in the final trimester. 

Information Technology has emerged as a major sector in many economies across the world. This dynamic industry has tremendous scope for growth and innovation, offering a multitude of exciting and challenging job opportunities. This programme will arm you with the knowledge and skills in IT and Business Management you need to meet the challenges of today’s workplace and embark upon rewarding management careers in this highly respected and in-demand field. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this course, students will have: 

  • Developed a coherent understanding of business information systems and the underlying technology needed to implement these systems. 
  • Enhanced confidence and the ability to evaluate a company's information requirements and develop effective solutions from a professional and technical perspective. 
  • The ability to apply the principles learned during the course in the performance of their duties in the workplace. 
  • The knowledge to progress to higher levels of education, notably the degree level. 
  • The skills needed for self employment in the ICT and Business Industry. 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Business and Information Technology 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Database Developer and Administrator 
  • Systems Support Personnel 
  • Network Administrator 
  • Mid-Level Manager in an IT Department

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A KCSE Certificate with an aggregate grade of C + or any other approved equivalent qualification 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

All payments must be made through bank deposits or bankers cheques, using the following information:

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Industrial Attachment Fee
Students should note that there is an industrial attachment fee of 10,000 KES. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University over the duration of five trimesters. It includes an industrial attachment.

The curriculum is as follows:

Trimester 1 
  • Introduction to Computer Systems 
  • Foundation of Mathematics 
  • Principles of Accounting 1 
  • Business Communication
  • Introduction to Internet and Web Design 
  • Office Applications 

Trimester 2 
  • Organisation Behavior and Leadership 
  • Marketing Fundamentals 
  • Principles of Economics
  • Introduction to Programming 
  • Computer Hardware and Maintenance 
  • System Analysis and Design 

Trimester 3 
  • Operating Systems 
  • Financial Management 
  • Statistical Data Analysis 
  • Database Management Systems 
  • I.T. Project Management 
  • Computer Networking
Trimester 4
  • Principles of Management 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Information System Management 
  • Event Driven Programming
  • Research Project 
  • Emerging Technologies in ICT

Trimester 5 
  • Industrial Attachment 
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