Diploma in Information Technology
Diploma in Information Technology

Facilitate acquisition, adoption and adaptation of Information Technology knowledge, techniques and tools.  Develop graduates with the ability to apply Information Technology knowledge, skills, techniques and tools to create best-possible solutions to practical problems of varying complexity, in a wide range of contexts.  Develop graduates who are innovative and creative, who possess good problem-solving skills and are capable of    life-long learning.  Develop all-rounded graduates with demonstrable ethical and professional behavior, and who possess effective   communication, management, entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills.

The Diploma course in Information Technology (IT) is intended to provide students with a wide range of software, technical and technological ICT skills required by industry at the diploma level. The student is expected to develop an IT solution to a practical business problem using an engineering approach.


To be eligible for admission into the Diploma in IT, a candidate must satisfy one of the following minimum requirements:

An aggregate grade of C- (PLAIN) in KCSE and grades D+ (MINUS) in
Mathematics and English or
Division II in KCSE with credit passes in Mathematics and English or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Board/Head Team.

A credit pass in EMCI-HUB TECHNOLOGIES LTD IT Certificate.
A KACE certificate with a subsidiary pass in Mathematics
Any other equivalent qualifications approved by Board and Head Team.


Distance learning mode: online application for admission is a subject to verification of certified original testimonials during registration and orientation period done in each semester.


• Distance learning: Online tuition, two (2) online CATs, one (1) sit-in CAT towards the end of semester, and one end of semester examinations.
• Continuing Education: two (2) CATs, sit-in end of semester examinations.




• Distance Learning fee for a minimum of 3 Modules per semester: Kshs 15,750/-
• Continuing Education fee for the First semester: 25,500/-
For more enquiries and further clarification of the course, kindly contact the Administrators in charge of the course, School of Open Distance and eLearning.

Contact persons

Mr. Barasa Joel:

Administrator of Online Students & Distance Learning Programmes

Mr. Barasa Joel :

Instructional Designer,  Online Students & Distance Learning Programmes.