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HND Information Communication Technology (ICT)

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Overview

This programme is designed to provide an effective and well-balanced industry IT knowledge and skills for those seeking career in this fast growing field. It aims to develop graduates to obtain a combination of disciplines in Information Technology, software Engineering, Computer programming and Computer Engineering.

Course Content

This course comprises of various modules that at the end of your study will help you identify and apply appropriate theory, tools and techniques used in the computing industry, demonstrate mastery of the essentials, facts, concepts, principles, theories and practices enabling graduate employment in application of Information Technology, demonstrate a range of transferrable skills in problem solving, communication, project management, working individually and in teams, self-management, evaluate and reflect on information from relevant sources and synthesizes new knowledge and solutions to requirements in the domain of applications of information technology etc.

This course requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits for the three (3) years period and to fully partake in all modules for the six (6) semester. The modules are as follows;

Year 1

  1. Fundamentals of Information Technology
  2. Introduction to Programming
  3. Probability and Statistics
  4. Database systems and Applications
  5. Introduction to Economics
  6. Communication Skills I & II
  7. African Studies
  8. Programming Using C++
  9. Hardware and Software Installation
  10. Digital Electronics
  11. Calculus
  12. Introduction to Accounting
  13. Industrial Attachment

Year 2

  1. Programming using Visual Basic 6.0
  2. Data Management Systems (Oracle)
  3. Web Technology I & II
  4. Data Communication and Networks I & II
  5. Discrete Mathematics
  6. Operating Systems
  7. Systems Analysis and Design
  8. Programming with Visual Basic Net
  9. Introduction to Software Engineering
  10. Data Structures and Algorithms
  11. Management Information Systems
  12. Industrial Attachment

Year 3

  1. IT Project Work
  2. IT Entrepreneurship
  3. Information Systems Security I & II
  4. Systems Administration I & II
  5. Programming using Java
  6. Research Methodology
  7. E-Commerce
  8. Computer Graphics
  9. Artificial Intelligence
  10. Research Project

Entry Requirements

Dominion University College adopts a flexile admission approach and we accept applications from individuals with a wide range of qualifications. For admission unto the HND ICT, applicants must have six passes from (A1 to E8), passes in three core subjects including core mathematics and English language and any three passes in your electives.

Kindly note that passes required translates further that, you qualify for HND if your six passes contain a D7 or an E8 only.

Fees & Payment

Gh

MODE DURATION  FEES (GHS) 
Full-Time | Regular 3 years  1,570.00
Weekend  3 years  1,570.00

Inter

MODE DURATION  FEES (GHS) 
Full-Time | Regular 3 years  1,820.00
Weekend  3 years  1,820.00

Duration

The Higher National Diploma in ICT is a three (3) year programme.

Our HND ICT at Dominion is a pathway to degree in Computer Science with Management. After the three (3) year HND, you will be given the opportunity to upgrade (Top-up) to degree in Computer Science with Management for a duration of two (2) years.

In sum, the HND ICT pathway to degree in Computer Science with Management is five (5) years including National Service of one (1) year.

Career Opportunities

HND ICT at Dominion University College offers a progression route for learners  who wish to progress to a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with Management. These are some of the career opportunities available for upon completion and subsequent award of the HND ICT;

  1. Web Developer
  2. Support Technician
  3. Front End Developer
  4. Software Developer
  5. Junior Software Engineer
  6. Data Analyst
  7. PHP Developer
  8. Technical Trainer etc.