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1.0       Name of the Programme

The title of the proposed programme is Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Information Technology.

           

            Programme Code: 5305

 

2.0       Entry Requirements

  1. A minimum of third class of first degree in Computer Science, Data Management, Information Technology, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering or other     Science and Science related discipline
  2. A minimum of pass of first degree in Science and Science-related disciplines with minimum of three years relevant working experience
  3. A good HND Certificates in Science related and engineering areas is also eligible for admission.

 

3.0       Aims and Objectives

3.1       Aims

The PGD programme in Information Technology is one of the few NOUN’s most attractive postgraduates programmes, aimed at meeting the Information Technology needs of our high level management personnel in the private and public sectors.  The programme equally aims at preparing interested candidates towards pursuing academic programme in Information Technology.

 

    1. Objectives of the Programme

By the end of the PGD Information Technology programme, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic skills in various computer applications and working within various platform
  • Use and set up various latest multimedia computing and communication devices.
  • Demonstrate competent skills in exploring various tools on the internet.

 

4.0       Programme Structure and PGD Rules

Duration of the Programme

Students pursuing PGD programme in Information Technology must complete at least 35 credits to satisfy the University’s regulations.

 

17 Credits from table 1 (first semester course)

18 Credits from table 2 (second semester courses)

 

The core courses listed in Table 1 are designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of Information Technology.

 

The courses listed in Table 2 allow students to broaden their knowledge and skills, hence assisting them to operate more effectively.

 

 

 

    1. Outline of Course Structure

 

1st Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Unit(s)

Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

GST707

A Study Guide for the Distance Learner

2

C

 

CIT701

Foundation  of  Information  and  Communication

3

C

 

 

Technology

 

 

 

CIT703

Information Technology and Software Development

3

C

 

CIT753

Introduction to Internet

3

C

 

CIT711

Computer Fundamentals

3

E

 

CIT759

Micro Computing and WWW

2

E

 

CIT721

Information System Design and Programming

3

E

 

CIT735

Application Software Design and Multimedia

3

C

 

 

Total Credit Units

22

 

 

2nd Semester

 

 

 

 

Course Code

Course Title

Unit(s)

Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

CIT722

Computer Networks

3

C

 

CIT734

Object-Oriented Technology

3

E

 

CIT736

Computer Programming

2

C

 

CIT742

Multimedia Technology

3

E

 

CIT756

Operations Research

2

C

 

CIT752

Operating System Concepts

2

C

 

CIT799

Project

6

C

 

 

Total Credit Units

21

 

 

 

 

All PG Students are required to obtain minimum of 35 credit units