Foundation in Computing
The Foundation in Computing aims to provide an educational foundation for those eventually wishing to pursue careers as computer professionals. The specialised studies offered are directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students will be working. They are also tailored to fit the student’s intent to progress to a Diploma or equivalent programme.
This course enables students to develop the professional skills needed by businesses using Computing systems. It is intended for students who would like to learn more about Computing and Information Technology (IT), and eventually wish to work in IT related areas as Technicians, Software Developers (Programmers), Computer Networks Engineers or Graphics Designers, amongst others.
The Foundation in Computing is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and relevant skills required for progression to a Diploma in Computing Programme or other equivalent programmes. It is also meant to bridge students who have not met the minimum entry requirements to the Diploma programme.
The course exposes students to the general areas in Information Technology that will enable them identify and specialize in their areas of interest which include Networking, Web Design, Programming and Graphic Design.
Course Duration and Timetable
The Foundation in Computing runs for a period of 2 terms over 8 months in either full time or part-time mode (Evenings / Saturday).
Monday – Friday 8.30 Am -10.30 Am 11.00am -1.00Pm 2.00 Pm- 4.00 Pm 5:30 Pm – 8:00 Pm
Saturday (Part time) 8.30 Am -10.30Am 11.00Am – 1.00Pm
Term 1: 8th January 2018
Term 2: 2nd May 2018
Term 3: 20th August 2018
Foundation in Computing Course Units (Subjects)
Students will be required to undertake 6 Units
1. Event Driven Programming
2. Digital Graphics and Computers
3. Networking Principles
4. Computer Systems
5. Advanced Database Skills
6. Information Systems
7. Website Design
8. IT Support
Foundation in Computing Course Fees
Admission Fee: Ksh. 10,000/- (includes use of library and internet)
Tuition Fee: Ksh. 91,000/- per term (course is completed in 2 terms)
Any Extra Unit: Ksh. 30,000/- per unit
Completing the admission process
1. Complete the admission form (available at the college or downloadable at www.inteluni.ac.ke)
2. Certified copies of academic credentials and 2 passport size photos
3. Admission fee payment of Ksh. 10,000/- (ten thousand shillings only) by cash deposit direct to the college account or by cheque payment, or by MPESA (PAYBILL)
4. Submit the application and proof of item 3 above to INtel college.
- Course Sub-Category Computer Science
- Course Level Tertiary
- Qualification Awarded Certificate
- Awarding Body INtel College
- CostKSh. 91,000 Per Term
- Length Of Course 8 Months
- Class Size
- Course Location/BranchWestlands
Candidates should have successfully completed O’ level GCSE’s or equivalent.
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INtel College has been established since February 1990. INtel College is based in Westlands, at the end of General Mathenge Road, only a 5- minute drive from the Sarit Centre. INtel College is located in one of Nairobi’s most beautiful locations. The College campus has beautiful landscaped gardens, providing an atmosphere that is safe, pleasant, and conducive to learning. The College is custom-built for teaching purposes with an interior design that provides an ambience of creativity, vitality and learning.
Over the years, INtel College students have won numerous international awards for outstanding results in the world, including 5 gold medals in one examination sitting at the Graduate Diploma Level of the IMIS, UK examinations.
INtel College collaborates with the University of Sunderland, UK and also serves as their Regional Centre. The University offers a degree in Computing, and in Business at INtel College. This is an Honours level Programme and the Programme is approved to run at INtel College by the Commission for University Education (CUE), Kenya. The relationship between INtel College and the University of Sunderland dates as far back as 1999, when the University joined hands with INtel, based on their commitment to quality in education.
Proof of that lies in the fact that in 2005, The University of Sunderland, UK recognized INtel College as their ‘Best International Centre for Academic Excellence’. The University of Sunderland further approved running 2 Masters degrees Programmes in 2012(MSc. IT Management and MSc. Project Management) in addition to MBA programme that has been running for some time. The University of Sunderland only runs programmes at reputable experienced institutions. The University has started offering Masters in Information Technology Management (MSc. ITM) and Masters in Project Management that have been approved by the Commission of University Education (CUE) and are registered with both NITA and MOHEST.