Diploma and Advanced Diploma

Diploma in Information Technology (Teach-out)

Intake
Informatics Global Campus no longer accepts students from 1 June 2017.
Delivery Mode
All lessons are facilitated with scheduled chat sessions and discussion forum via online access through 24/7 Learning Management System (LMS) by Informatics Global Campus.

About the Programme

Awarded by Informatics Academy, Singapore

Upon completion of Diploma in Information Technology, students will acquire a sound, theoretical knowledge in Information Technology (IT) and practical skills in the management of hardware and software development. The student will also acquire programming languages skill such as C programming, database query language, Visual Basic.Net and Java programming language to allow student to be competent in application and web-site development as well as the configuration of network and server operating system in today complex business environment. 

 

Entry Requirement

 Minimum Age Requirement

17 years old

Academic Level

2 GCE ‘A’ level Passes; OR
Foundation Certificate for Higher Education (FCHE); OR
Certificate in Foundation Skills (CIFS); OR
other equivalent qualification deemed acceptable by Informatics Academy.

English Proficiency

GCE 'O' Level – C6; OR
IELTS - min score of 5.5; OR
TOEFL (PBT) - min score of 513; OR
TOEFL (iBT) - min score of 65; OR
Informatics Certificate in Proficiency in English

Alternative Entry

Mature candidates (21 years old and above) with the below credentials may be considered for mature entry on a case-by-case basis:

  • Completed Secondary Education
  • Fulfilled English language proficiency requirement

*Note: All applications are subject to review and approval by Informatics Academy.

Course and Assessment Structure

Module Code Module Name Assignment Project Total
IT201 Operating Systems 30% 70% 100%
IT202 C Programming 30% 70% 100%
IT204.NET Visual Basic.Net NA 100% 100%
IT206 Web Publishing with HTML, JavaScript and Java Applets NA 100% 100%
IT207 Networking Essentials 30% 70% 100%
IT209 Java Programming 30% 70% 100%
IT210 Essentials of E-Commerce 30% 70% 100%
 IT211 Structured Query Language 30% 70% 100%

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will obtain a Diploma in Information Technology awarded by Informatics Academy.

Duration

  •  Programme (Online basis)

Part-time 12 months

Students need to complete 8 modules (overall total of 120 credits).

  • Module

7 weeks to complete per module, except for the projects

Tuition Fees

NA

Module Descriptors

 

IT201 Operating Systems

In this module, we will look at establishing a small network. Using an appropriate modem operating system (OS). It will discuss the features of the chosen OS, both with regard to single machines and local area networks (LAN).

IT202 C Programming

Upon completion of this module, students will acquire the logical skills required to take on programming modules, and learn to build an application that would help the user to manage and update data.

IT204.NET Visual Basic.Net

This module provides a fundamental grasp of Visual Basic.net for writing Desktop Window applications, and covers database programming using ADO.net, as well as Classes and Objects.

IT206 Web Publishing with HTML, JavaScript and Java Applets

This project-based module would grant students the freedom of creativity. They would be tasked to create websites using HTML, Javascripts, as well as Java Applets. Students will also learn to create built-in forms, handle web events, and Javascript Objects and Applets.

IT207 Networking Essentials

In this module, students will gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience on the fundamentals of networking. Basic networking systems, and internetworking devices.

IT209 Java Programming

This module introduces and exploits the object-oriented features by using Java programming language. Students will also enjoy designing and developing Java-based, file management applications.

IT210 Essentials of E-Commerce

This module introduces electronic commerce, and contrasts it with the traditional one. It will also explain the international nature of a-commerce, and how the growth of the internet, as well as other significant forces, has catapulted a-commerce to what it is today.

IT211 Structured Query Language

This unit will give the student the ability to describe relational aspects of a database management system. This unit covers the fundamental of the relational model design and introduction of structured Query Language (SQL).

Class Schedule

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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