Level 4 Module Listing
Computer systems and software
This module will develop learners’ understanding of the integration of hardware and software components.
Learners will use different tools and techniques to design, implement, and test programs, following the system life cycle.
Relational database systems
This unit will develop learners’ understanding of database systems and data analysis and modelling.
Leaners will gain an understanding of the need for Software Engineering and the different methods and techniques.
Systems analysis and design
This module provides an understanding of IS concepts and how they relate to organization needs in respect of business processes and the transformation of information.
Information systems project management
This module explores elements of project management key to the successful development and implementation of specific IT projects.
This module explores the role of e-commerce in the modern world and in particular the identification of aims and objectives within a business and the design issues arising from the definition of requirements.
Human computer interaction
This module will develop students understanding of principles and models of human-computer interaction and evaluate existing HCI design and principles and use this to help them plan their own prototype multimedia user interface.
IT and society
This module examines the impact of technology on society and explores trends and changes created. It will examine management issues and potential conflicts in terms of security and data management.
Management information systems
This module focuses on understanding the concepts of information systems and how they support business needs in terms of information processing and data processing.
Level 5 Module Listing
This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to establish a new techno business. It includes understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs, planning, marketing and finance.
This unit aims to provide learners with the basic concepts and principles of ASP.NET programming using C#. This will enable learners to understand how to create dynamic web pages using server-side programming techniques.
This unit aims to provide the knowledge needed to administer a system in Linux and Windows. Topics covered include user and group management; file system management; task automation; shell scripting; Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers; mail servers; domain name servers; files and printers sharing; basic utilities and tools; application management; registry; local and group policies; backup policies; restore policies and performance tuning.
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of network security issues in a networked environment and the process of preventing and detection common security incidents.
Network Design and Administration
This unit aims to provide the knowledge and skills needed to enable learners to design a network I .e.how to scale and connect different networks to form an effective inter-connecting network. It covers hierarchical network design; gathering network requirements; identifying network performance issues.
Network Routing and Switching
This unit aims to deliver the knowledge needed to carry out switching and the knowledge and skills needed to carry out routing – how to set up and configure a router and switches to interconnect a multi-area network. The unit covers computer networks routing and switching including Router Information Protocol (RIP); Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).
On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.
The Assignment unit titles for the
level 4 course are:
- Management information systems
- IT and society
- Computer systems and software
- Computer programming
- Relational database systems
- Software engineering
- Systems analysis and design
- E-commerce applications
- Human-computer interactions
- Information systems theory
More information about the level 4 units can be found here https://athe.co.uk/level-4-computing/
The Assignment unit titles for the
level 5 course are:
- Network Security
- C#.NET Programming
- System Administration
- Network Routing and Switching
- Network Design and Administration