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DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CERTIFICATE and DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Our Information Technology programme will focus on the practical application of computers to the complex mathematical, communication, and data problems which are appearing in Sierra Leone.  Practical works skills will be gained, as assignments and curricular closely trace the actual work that students will be expected to perform after graduation

Entry Requirements

Certificate (1 year): Three (3) WASSCE credits (or 3 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels).

Diploma (2 years): Four (4) WASSCE credits (or 4 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels).

Course Structure

Certificate (Year 1),

Diploma (Years 1 and 2)

All CCMT students receive the same Foundation Courses irrespective of their specific field of study.

Each single module includes its credit hours of instruction and students are expected to undertake an additional 45 hours guided study in preparation for presentations and the module assignment.

In addition, towards the end of years two (2) and three (3) students submit a dissertation (supervised by a lecturer in the department) on a topic of the student’s choice, related to a broad area within their programme of study.

CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
   

 COURSE OUTLINE

DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
YEAR ONE YEAR TWO
Mathematics MS Window Server
Network Essentials Digital Electronics
PC Fundamentals Hardware Engineering
Electronics Data Communication
Operating System System Analysis and Design II
System Analysis and Design I Networking II
Networking I Application Packages
Research Methodology/Project Engineering Management
Communication Skills I Communication Skills II

 

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION

CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Our Business Administration programme will focus on giving students all of the skills they need to thrive in the modern workplace, and will maintain the institutions commitment to making sure that the use of computers and technology is central to all learning activities.

The curriculum is corporate-oriented in order to respond to the fast changing technical manpower needs in the country. In particular, the curriculum takes into account the growing use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the financial and business sectors.

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 Entry to our programmes is generally based on your qualifications. Our pre-entry Information team is available to provide advice on entry requirements and your suitability for programmes at the Canadian College of Modern Technology.

Entry requirements vary from programme to programme and you can find details of the typical minimum requirements for your chosen below

Certificate (1 year): Three (3) WASSCE credits (or 3 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels).

Diploma (2 years): Four (4) WASSCE credits (or 4 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels).

 COURSE STRUCTURE

 Certificate (Year 1),

Diploma (Years 1 and 2) and

All Canadian College of Modern Technology’s students offer the same Foundation Courses irrespective of their specific field of study.

Each single module includes credit hours of instruction and students are expected to undertake an additional 45 hours guided study in preparation for presentations and the module assignment.

In addition, towards the end of years two (2) and three (3) students submit a dissertation (supervised by a lecturer in the department).on a topic of the student’s choice, related to a broad area within their programme of study.

COURSE OUTLINE

CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION-ONE YEAR
Communication Skills Office Procedures
Entrepreneurship Principles of Accounting
Business Maths Information Technology
Economics General Studies
Principles of Accounting

 

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION-TWO YEARS
YEAR ONE YEAR TWO
Business Mathematics and statistics I Business Mathematics and statistics I
Business Law I Business Law I
Research Methodology Principles of Finance
Economics I Banking Operations II
Banking Operations I Financial Instructions
Marketing I Public Finance
Financial Accounting I Information Technology II
Information Technology I Entrepreneurship II
Entrepreneurship I Communication Skills II
Communication skills I

 ASSESSMENT

Continuous assessment of assignments, essays, attendance, class participation, group and class presentations and final written examinations comprise the bulk assessment. Students must pass the final exam to receive a passing grade in the course.

DEPARTMENT OF MASS MEDIA

CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA IN MASS MEDIA

Our Media programme will focus on the application of technology to human communication both through the now digitized human word, and through mediums such as video and photography.  Students will learn how to communicate in the modern world and will be well prepared for employment in radio, television, film production and graphic design.  A special emphasis will be given to the use of equipment and computers in the modern media workplace.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To prepare student who are able to recognize and analyze the mass communication problems in their localities and effectively design media strategies that will provide solution to these problems
  • To enable student use media to present plan of action that can meets the expectation of their local people
  • To help the graduate study and understand the role of mass media with a liberal democracy
  • To enable graduate write, deliver and direct media programmes for the benefit of their locality
  • To enable graduate to be well grounded in the science of communication and possess the capacity to develop the human, social and technology modes of communication for the benefit of their local community.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Certificate (1 year): Three (3) WASSCE credits (or 3 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels).

Diploma (2 years): Four (4) WASSCE credits (or 4 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels).

COURSE STRUCTURE

Certificate (Year 1),

Diploma (Years 1 and 2)

All Canadian College of Modern Technology students receive the same Foundation Courses irrespective of their specific field of study.

Each single module includes credit hours of instruction and students are expected to undertake an additional 45 hours guided study in preparation for presentations and the module assignment.

In addition, towards the end of years two (2) and three (3) students submit a dissertation (supervised by a lecturer in the department) on a topic of the student’s choice, related to a broad area within their programme of study.

COURSE OUTLINE

 

CERTIFICATE IN MASS COMMUNICATION
Semester 1 Semester 2
Communication Skills 1 News Gathering and Writing
Theories in Mass Communication Communication and Human Rights
Introduction to Computers and IT Introduction to Community Radio 1
Media Research Introduction to Development Communication
Introduction to Media Law and Ethics 1 Public Relations and Advertisement 1
Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights Media and Society
Introduction to Photojournalism Introduction to Video and Film Production
International Humanitarian Law Introduction to Communication for Rural Devt.
Introduction to Mass Communication Pastoral Communication
Seminar Paper on Community Radio

 

DIPLOMA IN MASS COMMUNICATION
YEAR ONE YEAR TWO
Communication Skills 1 Media Planning, Evaluation, and Management
Theories in Mass Communication Media and Society 2
Introduction to Computers and IT Introduction to Psychology
Media Research Communication for Development 2
Introduction to Media Law and Ethics 1 News Reporting and Management
Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights Introduction to Library Studies
Introduction to Photojournalism Media and Politics in Sierra Leone
International Humanitarian Law Politics
Introduction to Mass Communication Principles of Religion
News Gathering and Writing Communication Skills 2
Communication and Human Rights Research Methodology
Introduction to Community Radio 1 Media Law and Ethics
Introduction to Development Communication Intellectual Property Rights
Public Relations and Advertisement 1 Public Relations and Advertisements
Media and Society Print Media and Journalism 1
Introduction to Video and Film Production Photography
Introduction to Communication for Rural Devt. News Gathering and Writing
Pastoral Communication Communication for Development 2
Seminar Paper on Community Radio Seminar Paper on Mass Media Culture

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