This qualification is to teach learners about computer and IT technology, hardware, software,
backups and computer-based communication. It explains the role of computers in planning,
forecasting, analysis and business decisions, and covers designing, selecting, implementing and
running computer systems to meet organization needs.
The objective of this Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology is to provide a career path for
learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work
in a variety of roles in the IT industry.
The programme will focus on topics such as cyber security, computer programming, web and
mobile applications, computer and network technology, systems analysis and design and
managing digital information.
After successful completion of this Diploma qualification, learners are eligible to gain direct entry into HND or Bachelor’s degree programmes with any accredited institution in Ghana or abroad.
In order to be enrolled into this programme, an applicant must satisfy the following minimum
- SSSCE holders – six (6) passes A-D in all subjects, including English and Mathematics
- WASSCE holders -six (6) passes (A1 – D7) in all subjects, three (3) of which should be credit
passes (C6) or better.
- Foreign Qualifications – all foreign qualifications will be referred to the Ghana Tertiary Education
Commission, formally known as National Accreditation Board (NAB), for determination of
equivalences and eligibility for admission to enroll in Ghana in accordance with the National
Accreditation Board Act, 2007 [Act 744 (2(2b)]. IAAT will not use American SAT, TOEFL etc.
as entry qualifications.
- Professional and other entry qualifications – All professional qualifications can also apply for