Diploma ICT In Application Development At University Of Mpumalanga UM

ICT is at the center of digital innovation and is a solution hub for communities, private and public industries. ICT is a diverse field of study consisting of many specializations that service the innovative digital world.

Specializations include developing applications, analyzing business processes, storing and retrieving data, and providing secure communication platforms to facilitate effective organizational and personal decision making.

The Diploma in ICT in Application Development meets the critical need for offering ICT qualifications and producing graduates who will bring about digital solutions in the local, national and international economies.

Students who intend to enroll for ICT qualifications must have strong communication skills, be able to think logically, and work independently.

The Diploma in ICT in Application Development is a three-year, 360 credit, exit level 6 qualification.

Year 1
• Communication Networks Foundations
• Application Development Foundations
• Multimedia Foundations
• Application Development Fundamentals
• ICT Fundamental
• Business Practice
• Professional Communication
• Programming I

Year 2
• ICT Electives II
• Application Development Practice
• Applications Development
• Information Systems
• Project II
• Communications Networks Fundamentals
• Multimedia Fundamentals
• Information Management
• Professional Communication

Year 3
• Work Integrated Learning or ICT Electives III
• Project III
• Project Management
• Professional Practice
• Application Development Practice
• Application Development Theory
• Information Systems III

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Of Diploma ICT In Application Development At University Of Mpumalanga UM
Applicants with the National Senior Certificate (NSC):
The minimum requirements for admission to a Diploma
must be met. In addition, students will have the following:
Admission Point Score (APS) of 26
• English (Home or First Additional Language): Level 4
• Mathematics: Level 4

Applicants with the National Certificate Vocational
(NCV) level 4:
NCV level 4 with at least 50% for English (Home
Language or First Additional Language), 50%
for Mathematics and 70% in four IT and
Computer Science subjects.

Applicants wishing to be considered for admission in terms of RPL or to have credits transferred to this programmed must indicate this on their application. The University policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CAT) will be applied.

Students who successfully complete this Diploma will be able to apply for admission to an Advanced Diploma in ICT at UMP or another Higher Education Institution.

Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences
Mr Norwell Zhakata (Programme Leader)
Tel: +27 13 002 0213
Fax: +27 13 755 1110
E-mail: norwell.zhakata@ump.ac.za