Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) - Africa International University - AIU | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year diploma is offered at Africa International University and is designed to prepare students to become specialists in the Information Technology needs of modern businesses, especially at the middle levels of organisation. Taken on-campus and utilising an integrated approach of both theoretical learning and practical work, this course provides learners with a wide range of software, technical, and technological ICT skills required to help them succeed within this highly competitive industry. 

IT is a fast-growing field with continual changes in hardware, software, and procedures and effective use of it enables businesses to serve customers better, access more information, be more flexible in responding to business changes, and increase employee productivity. That's why today's employers increasingly request graduates who have a sound business background combined with the ability to develop or manage business computer systems. If you're looking for a job in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, then this course will introduce you to the fundamental concepts and practices of business management and IT as preparation for a rewarding career. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Comfortably troubleshoot hardware and software issues
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to handle the IT needs of modern businesses. 
  • Demonstrate the appropriate knowledge, skills, and research abilities to pursue further studies in business areas and IT. 
  • Understand how to manage overall development processes of ICT systems. 
  • Understand the role computer systems play within organisations, and the value they provide to stakeholders. 
Certification obtained

Diploma in Information Technology (DIT)

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will provide students with a strong basis to enter careers such as:

  • Application Developer 
  • Programmer 
  • Database Manager

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE Minimum Grade of C (Plain)
  • A Certificate in a Related Field 

How do I apply?

To apply for this programme, students must provide: 

  • A complete application form, along with a non-refundable application fee of 1500 KES. 
  • 2 recent passport photographs with their full name written on the reverse side of the pictures. 
  • Copies of secondary and post-secondary certificates and transcripts, including leaving certificates. 
  • A copy of National ID Card/Birth Certificate/Passport Bio-Data Page

Payment options

The fee for this course is 32,000 KES per semester.

At AIU, we make it easier for you to settle your fees by offering the following methods of payment:

  • Payments can be made by banker's cheque, payable to Africa International University. Please note that the university DOES NOT accept personal cheques. 
  • The university WILL NOT accept any case payments. Cash should be deposited in one of our bank accounts and the banking slip presented for issuance of a University receipt to the finance office. Kindly ensure the correct capturing of your name and registration number on the banking slip. 

Detailed course information

This diploma programme runs for 4 semester (3 semesters course work, 1 practicum) in line with Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) curriculum. After graduating, you qualify to join the undergraduate programme of your choice.

Both Day & Evening classes are offered at Karen Campus.

Where and When


Africa International University - AIU

Dagoretti Rd, Thogoto Mutarakwa Thigio Rd, Kiambu, Thogoto, Kenya


Africa International University - AIU

Dagoretti Rd, Thogoto Mutarakwa Thigio Rd, Kiambu, Thogoto, Kenya


Africa International University - AIU

Dagoretti Rd, Thogoto Mutarakwa Thigio Rd, Kiambu, Thogoto, Kenya

Course Provider

Email & Website
  • admissions@africainternational.edu
  • http://www.aiu.ac.ke/
Phone & Location
  • +254715247540
  • +254734958482
  • Dagoretti Rd, Thogoto Mutarakwa Thigio Rd