Level 3 Diploma in Computing


Level 3 Diploma in Computing  is the first stage of the International Degree pathway. The programme provides an introduction to computing and equips students with the necessary skills for further study. The Level 3 Diploma in Computing provides students with:

  • A broad but secure foundation in the fundamental concepts of computing.
  • Effective and practical IT skills.
  • An introduction to mathematical concepts and techniques, useful in both their understanding of computing and for their future studies.
  • An understanding of the essential concepts of computer programming.
  • The essential study skills needed to succeed at university.
  • Experience of a variety of assessment types, designed to give students a taste of higher education.

Entry Requirements

  • O Level or Equivalent, KCSE C- and below
  • Submit t (2) copies passport size photograph, an Identity Card/Passport and result slip

Programme Modules

  • Study and Communication Skills
  • Mathematical Techniques
  • IT Skills
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Programming


The programme is assessed by assignments and examination.


Held four times in a year – January, April, July and October.


Successful students may progress to the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing.

Click here to download the course prospectus

Code Course Duration
CS711-SCS Study and Communication Skills 5 Months
CS711-MT Mathematical Techniques 5 Months
CS711-ITS IT Skills 5 Months
CS711-IC Introduction to Computing 5 Months
CS711-PM Programming 5 Months
Start date Time Duration Location
July 12, 2021 Day 6 Months Nairobi