Higher Diploma in Computing


The Higher Diploma in Computing is designed for technically focused students who are interested to develop basic professional & academic capabilities in computing. Hence, this programme aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and comprehension required to allow them to contribute to the planning, design and management of computer systems

Entry Requirements

  • GCE A/L or Equivalent
  • GCE O/L with Northshore Foundation Diploma

Progression Pathway

Advance entry onto undergraduate degree programme in Computing

Duration & Mode of Study

Full-Time / Part-Time
18 – 24 Months

Career Opportunities

  • Application Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • IT Educationist
  • Development Operations Engineer
  • System and Database Administrator
  • Data Scientist
  • Network Engineer
  • Information Technology Manager

Module Outlines

  • Introduction to IT
  • Computer Systems and Software 
  • Computer Science 
  • Database Management System 1
  • Software Engineering 
  • Systems Analysis and Design 
  • E-Commerce 
  • Networking 1
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems Theory and Practice 
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Cyber Security and Encryption 
  • Networking 2
  • IT Project Management 
  • Database Management System 2
  • Computers, Society and Law