Advanced Diploma: Information and Communications Technology in Communication Networks

Offering Type:

Delivery Site: Chiselhurst, East London

Duration: 1 year

 

Purpose

The purpose of this Diploma is to provide a professional and vocational qualification for the ICT industry. It enables a graduate (diplomate) to apply advanced design, development, implementation and maintenance strategies and techniques in the development and deploying of communications network systems.  Students will be able to integrate current network topologies and protocols to create an appropriate and adequate environment of communication and information sharing environment to meet specified industry needs. The student will also be able to effectively manage and administer them in a reliable and cost-effective manner.

Modules

Modules

NQF Credits

Year Modules

Research Methodology IV

12

Projects IV

24

Semester 1

Communication Networks IV

12

Functional Management IV

12

Computer Security IV

12

Semester 2

Advanced Communication Networks IV

12

Operating Systems IV

12

Information Technology Management IV

12

Network Project Management IV

12

Admission Requirements

National Diploma: Information Technology or Diploma in Information and Communication Technology, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 6 in a cognate discipline.