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        The Information Technology department was founded in 2021, followed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research’s acceleration. The Technical Diploma of Information Technology is offered on a full-time basis. The duration of study for the full-time program is subjected to the student’s entry qualifications and lasts between two (2) years to a maximum of four (4) years.

The Information Technology (IT) Department is responsible for managing and maintaining an organization’s technology infrastructure and digital systems. The department typically consists of several term or departments that specialize in different aspects of technology management, such as network administration, Programming, information security, database management, and technical support. The IT department plays a critical role in ensuring that an organization’s technology resources are optimized to support its business goals and objectives. As a diploma student, you may learn about the different areas of IT and develop skills in specific areas such as programming, networking, or database management. You may also learn about project management, and help desk support.

The IT department is responsible for various areas such as:
  1. Infrastructure Management: This involves the management of the organization’s technology infrastructure, including servers, networks, databases, and storage systems. It also involves ensuring that these systems are secure, reliable, and available to support the organization’s operations.
  2. Application Development: This involves the development, customization, and maintenance of software applications that support the organization’s business processes. It also involves writing code, testing software, and providing user support.
  3. Information Security: This involves ensuring that the organization’s information is secure from cyber threats. It includes implementing security measures such as firewalls, antivirus software, and encryption, as well as developing security policies and training employees on the best practices.
  4. Project Management: This involves overseeing technology-related projects within the organization. It includes ensuring that they are completed on time, within budget, and meet the organization’s business needs.
Vision:

Our vision for the Diploma in Information Technology program is to create a diverse and inclusive learning community that inspires and prepares students to become innovative problem-solvers and leaders in the field of IT. Through a combination of theoretical and practical training, we aim to equip our students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to succeed in a rapidly changing and increasingly interconnected world. Our graduates will be empowered to contribute to the development of cutting-edge technologies, tackle complex IT challenges, and create positive change in their communities and beyond.

Mission:

Our goal is to provide high-quality and accessible education that prepares students for successful careers in the IT industry. We aim to foster a supportive and collaborative learning environment that promotes academic excellence, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation. Through a rigorous curriculum that combines theory and practice, we seek to develop students’ technical skills, problem-solving abilities, communication skills, and ethical awareness. Our program is designed to be responsive to the changing needs of the IT industry and society, and to provide opportunities for our graduates to continue learning and growing throughout their careers. We are committed to serving our students, the IT industry, and the broader community with integrity, professionalism, and excellence.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Diploma in Information Technology program, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply fundamental principles of computer programming, networking, database management, information security, and project management to solve real-world IT problems.
  2. Develop, test, and debug software applications using various programming languages and tools.
  3. Design and implement efficient and secure computer networks that meet business requirements.
  4. Manage and maintain relational database systems to store, retrieve, and analyze data.
  5. Identify, evaluate, and mitigate cybersecurity threats to protect data and systems from unauthorized access, malware, and other risks.
  6. Plan, execute, and monitor IT projects using appropriate project management methodologies and tools.
  7. Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders in various formats, such as written reports, presentations, and demonstrations.
  8. Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in all aspects of IT work.
Objectives:
  1. To provide students with a solid foundation in the principles and concepts of IT, including programming, networking, database management, information security, and project management.
  2. To equip students with practical skills in IT that enable them to analyze, design, develop, and implement software applications, computer networks, and database systems.
  3. To develop students’ critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills through a variety of individual and group assignments, lab exercises, and projects.
  4. To prepare students for entry-level IT roles in various industries by providing them with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world settings.
  5. To foster a culture of lifelong learning and professional development among students, and to encourage them to stay abreast of new developments and emerging technologies in the IT field.
  6. To promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the program, and to provide a supportive and inclusive learning environment that values and respects students from all backgrounds.
  7. To ensure that the program is responsive to the changing needs of the IT industry and society, and to continuously evaluate and improve the program based on feedback from stakeholders.
Department Council
Full Name Academic Title Committee Member
Banan Jamil Awrahman
ِAssistant Lecturer
Chairman
Salam Saheb Muhammed
Assistant Lecturer
Member
Aras Saqd Fathulla
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Member

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