The Database Management Systems Programme addresses the skill requirements of business sectors and industry that are associated with database technologies, taking into account the need to balance theory with practice. This programme equips you with the knowledge and abilities that will enable you to develop and manage large database systems.
Candidates seeking direct admission to the programme mentioned should possess a General Education Diploma (Equivalent to 12 years of schooling or equivalent qualification) in the science stream and General Foundation Programme (GFP) Certificate.
Students who do not possess a GFP certificate or an equivalent certificate may take MEC placement test. The placement test determines proficiency levels in English, Pure Math and Computing component.
English Language in the GFP can be exempted on producing IELTS (International English Language Testing System) certificate with a score of 5.5 and above, a TOEFL equivalent or an equivalent international certification
Computing component of the GFP can be exempted if the candidate has successfully completed the ICDL or IC3 or any equivalent international diploma in IT skills.
A score of 60% and above in MEC placement test in each of the component would enable the student for exemption from General Foundation programme.
Due to the considerable growth in regional businesses, e-government and other industries as well as an increase in the general use of information systems, there is a considerable requirement for specialists both locally and internationally. The Database Management Systems Programme will enable you to seek employment as database developers, database managers, and IT managers in any organisation which makes use of databases and information systems.