Diploma in Information & Communication Technology (DICT)

The Diploma in Information and Communication Technology is a professional career focused qualification which provides skills, knowledge and tools required to involve in ICT related career. The developments in this area create opportunities for you to utilize the knowledge gained in the programme for either an international career, or higher education. The Faculty is drawn from professionals and academics in the field of Information & Communication Technology. The teaching will be mainly based on practical sessions with hands on exercises related to industry applications in addition to more traditional methods.

Part Time
  • To improve the in depth knowledge in Information and Communication Technology and essential skills required for the efficient usage of computers in the industry.
  • To help participants to improve their competence, self-confidence, and skills in the use of ICT.
  • To produce sufficiently skilled personnel to handle ICT requirements in small and medium scale enterprises effectively.
  • To inculcate the desire within participants to pursue further studies in the field of ICT.
1 Year
Entry Qualifications
  • Those who have passed GCE A/L or an equivalent qualification
  • A foundation course equivalent to SLQF level 2 after a minimum of 12 years of schooling followed by passing an aptitude test
  • Completion of Certificate course in ICT from NSBM or any other recognized institute
Programme Contents
  • Introduction to Information and Communication Technology
  • Database Management Systems
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Algorithms and Data Structures - I
  • Fundamentals of Data Communication and Networks
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Computer Programming I
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • IT Quality Assurance and Project Management
  • Individual Project (Design Project)



Higher Diploma in Information & Communication Technology