Awarded by University of Portsmouth, UK
The programme is suited for candidates interested in the area of database and systems development. This programme imparts knowledge of the technology and methods relevant for creating and maintaining computing systems that support the business data handling requirements of organizations. It deals with the creation of effective information technology systems as solutions to business problems, as well as the management of such systems. It is designed for students who posses qualifications in Computer Science and related subjects and will enable graduates to embark on a professional career in software engineering and IT management.
Minimum Age Requirement
19 years old
-International Advanced Diploma in Computing (Awarded by Informatics Academy) OR
-International Advanced Diploma in Mobile Application Technology (Awarded by Informatics Academy) OR
-International Advanced Diploma in Database Engineering (Awarded by Informatics Academy) OR
-International Advanced Diploma in Business & Information Technology (Awarded by Informatics Academy) OR
-International Advanced Diploma in Networks and Computer Security (Awarded by Informatics Academy) OR
-International Advanced Diploma in Business System Development (Awarded by Informatics Academy) OR
-International Higher Diploma in Computer Studies (Awarded by NCC) OR
-Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies (Awarded by NCC) OR
-BTEC Higher Diploma (HND) in Computer Studies OR
-Advanced Diploma in Business Computing OR
-Advanced Diploma in E-Commerce
IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550, C6 and above obtained at GCE examination. Other English qualification deemed acceptable by the University.
*Note: All applications are subject to review and approval by University of Portsmouth.
|Module Code||Module Name||Credits||Coursework||Final Exam|
|IS352||Advanced Systems Development||20||40%||60%|
|IT354||Database Design and Management||20||40%||60%|
|IT359||Human Computer Interaction Design||20||40%||60%|
|Elective Modules (choose 1)|
Each unit taken on this course is assessed by coursework and examination except for project module.
All examinations are proctored at designated exam centres in April, August and December.
Upon successful completion of the programme, students will obtain an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in Computing awarded by University of Portsmouth.
This unit introduces students to the advanced treatment of the concepts and techniques in systems development within an ecommerce environment.
This unit is designed to provide an overview on the database models, implementations of models, relational databases, database performance measurement and tuning, expert and object oriented database, database management.
Human Computer Interaction is a multi-disciplinary unit concerned with the design, implementation and evaluation of the interface between human users and computer systems, and the major phenomena which influence these elements.
The project is a mean to develop the student’s organisational, investigative and analytical abilities.
Data communication theory, Client server architecture, ISO/OSI model, Distributed information systems and Distributed database.
This unit highlights the importance of new technological developments in large scale data processing within a business environment.
Students learn the concepts of electronic commerce and its implications to business. They will explore popular models of ecommerce.
Students are highly advised to register for the class at least four (4) weeks before the intake.
IGC reserves the right to make changes on the schedule in the event that classes/modules do not meet the required number of students.
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•Programme (Online basis)
Part-time 12 months
Students need to complete 4 modules and 1 project, with minimum of 120 credits.
Students are allowed to register maximum of two (2) modules per term.
7 weeks to complete per module, except for the project