Institute: Institute of Information and Communication Technology

Department: 0

Course Title: Advanced Diploma in IT (Computer Systems and Networks)

Course Code: IT4-A1-21

ECTS: 120

Course details

Mode: Apprenticeship
The IT industry is a dynamic sector which requires a number of highly skilled technical personnel to cope with constantly changing customers’ demands and new innovative technologies. This course is the first step towards entering the field of computer networks. It provides learners with core computer networking skills. At this level they will be exposed to the design, implementation and administration of small to medium sized networks. The first year of this course will be common to all learners following the Advanced Diploma. During the second year of studies, learners will be focusing on networking subjects such as LAN switching, routing, server management and virtualisation. This course includes work-related training and practice.
L-industrija tal-IT hija settur dinamiku li jirrikjedi għadd ta’ ħaddiema tekniċi bi kwalifiki għoljin biex ilaħħqu mal-ħtiġijiet tal-klijenti li dejjem jinbidlu u mat-teknoloġiji innovattivi ġodda. Dan il-kors huwa l-ewwel pass biex wieħed jidħol fil-qasam tan-netwerks tal-kompjuter. Huwa jipprovdi lill-istudenti l-ħiliet ewlenin tan-netwerking tal-kompjuter. F’dan il-livell l-istudenti jiltaqgħu mad-disinn, l-implimentazzjoni u l-amministrazzjoni ta’ netwerks żgħar u medji. L-ewwel sena ta’ dan il-kors tkun l-istess għall-istudenti kollha li jkunu qed isegwu l-Advanced Diploma. Fit-tieni sena, l-istudenti jiffokaw fuq suġġetti tan-netwerking bħal-LAN switching, ir-routing, il-ġestjoni tas-server u l-virtwalizzazzjoni. Dan il-kors jinkludi taħriġ u prattika relatati max-xogħol.
MQF Level: 4
Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Entry requirements: MCAST Diploma in IT
or
MCAST Diploma in iGaming
or
4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes
Compulsory: Mathematics
and
Compulsory: Computer Studies or Physics or Information Technology
Applicants with a good working knowledge of English Language will benefit from a more positive learning experience throughout the course.
Other entry requirements: –
Career opportunities: Junior/assistant systems administrator, Junior/assistant network administrator, Junior/assistant database administrator, End user support
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