Programme Type



  • Analytical Techniques
  • Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to Personal Computers
  • Internet Fundamentals A
  • Business Communications C
  • Business Practice and Entrepreneurship
  • End User Computing B
  • Web Development Introduction
  • Network Architecture A
  • Client Systems Configuration
  • Management Information Systems
  • Network Architecture B
  • Introduction to Open Source Systems
  • Database Introduction
  • IT Project Management
  • Network Domain Administration
  • Network Infrastructure Administration
  • Network Design
  • Work Integrated Learning 2
  • Principles of Security
  • Network Server Administration
  • Advanced IT Management
  • Database Server Administration
  • Web Server Management
  • Emerging Network Technologies
  • System Software
  • Work Integrated Learning 3​
​​​​In order to be awarded this qualification, you must have achieved a minimum final year mark of fifty percent (50%) for each module of the programme, and have met all Work Integrated Learning requirements.​​ ​ In some, but limited instances some modules may change. At the time of registration, please check that the entry requirements and fees have not changed.

The Independent Institute of Education’s official prospectus is available on and on the library webpage. Information in this prospectus takes precedence over other programme and qualification information provided​.​

The IIE’s Diploma in IT in Network Management is designed for technically oriented students who are interested in computers and are clear and logical thinkers with an interest in solving technical problems. 

Is this a perfect match for you?

Are you someone who is patient, logical and technically minded, able to concentrate for long periods of time, has a keen interest in computers and enjoys managing large volumes of information? If you're nodding your head as you read this, then this programme was designed for you.

Time needed for your total dedication

This is a 3 year full-time programme offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at Rosebank College. Lectures take place during the day on weekdays.



Use this diploma as a stepping stone to furthering your academic career. Once you qualify, you will have the wonderful opportunity of studying The IIE Bachelor of Information Technology in Business Systems degree through Rosebank College.

The weight your future qualification carries

This diploma is accredited by the Council of Higher Education (CHE) at Level 6 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). It is also registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) ID NO: 74650. On successful completion you will receive a Diploma in Information Technology in Network Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), the leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa. 

We're always by your side

At Rosebank College, we take grooming you for your future career very seriously. This is why we invite all students to register at our Career Centre. You will have our full support as you participate in workshops that will take you even further in making a successful career out of your talents.  


To register, you must meet one of the following entry requirements:

  • A NSC with Diploma admission- A minimum of 30 % for English coupled with a minimum of 40% for four x 20 credit subjects is required; OR
  • A NC(V) with Diploma admission – A minimum of 50 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation – a minimum of 60% in the three compulsory vocational subjects is required; OR
  • A SC (without endorsement) or equivalent– A minimum of five subjects must be passed; OR
  • A Higher Certificate or equivalent (HEQSF level 5); OR
  • An Advanced Certificate or equivalent (HEQSF level 6).
  • Additional admission requirements apply to students with a School of Tomorrow (SOT) certificate. Please contact the programme manager at the campus closest to you for more information.

In order to qualify for mature age exemption, candidates must have:

  • Attempted matric/ grade 12 and:
  • attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration;
  • have 3 years work experience;
  • demonstrate a proven ability to work within the field related to the proposed programme.
  • Have adequate communication skills;


  • Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration. 

RPL – demonstrate suitability for admission in terms of Senate's resolution 6.6 of 20 October 2005 which allows for Senate's discretionary conditional admission (if applicable) by Senate.

​If you are an international student, you must ensure that:

  • you have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
  • your equivalent qualification is evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • you have a valid study permit issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.