The Diploma in Information Technology progamme equips students with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to analyse and solve problems across various systems and IT functions within an organisation.

Students who successfully complete the Diploma programme may be able to progress onto a Degree programme.

Teaching methods: Students learn through a variety of methods including lectures and discussion, case studies, small group work, simulations, field work and mini projects. 

Study options: Regular, weekend and evening classes are available.

Courses offered include:

Modern Operating Systems

Systems Analysis and Design

Multimedia Applications

Programming with Java

Networking and Data Communications

Career options in IT:

Information Systems Officer

Database Administrator

Applications/Software Programmer

Systems Analyst/Engineer

IT Systems Support Officer

Network Administrator

Business Intelligence Officer

Games Designer

Accreditation: The Diploma in Information Technology programme is affiliated to the University of Cape Coast. All degree courses are accredited by Ghana’s National Accreditation Board (NAB).

Entry requirements:

1) West African Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE & SSSCE)

Candidates require five credits (including English and Mathematics) in WASSCE (A1-C6) and SSSCE (A-D) to be admitted to the Diploma programme.

Candidates with less than five credits may be enrolled onto a Certificate programme. Such candidates would have to improve their WASSCE results to qualify for admission into a Diploma or Degree programme.

2) Mature Students

Candidates must be at least 25 years old and must write and pass an entrance examination in English, Mathematics, IT and General Business. They may also be required to attend an interview. 

3) Others

Applicants with GCE, ICGSE, GBCE, ABCE, Baccalaureate, Professional Courses (ICA, ACCA, CIM etc) and HND, among others may contact us for levels of placement.

For more information, call +233 (0) 302 504 391/399 + 233 (0) 54 853 383 or email info@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh

How to apply:

Apply online: You can purchase an e-voucher from one of the following banks or vendors to enable you to complete an application form online: adb, hfc, Fidelity. Ecobank, Ghana Commercial Bank, uniBank, Zenith. You can also purchase a form online using Visa or MTN Mobile Money.

On campus: Application forms are available at our campuses. 

Main Campus: Agbogba Road, North Legon, off the Atomic Junction-Haatso Road (near the University of Ghana Botanical Gardens), Accra.

City Campus: St. Paul’s Lutheran School Complex (near GBC) Kanda, Accra