Level 4 & 5 Diploma in IT & Computing (University 1 & 2)
£ 2500 per level or £ 4500 for two levels together
Progress onto University final Year
The fee for enrolling in the level 4 and level 5 courses together is £ 4500. Alternatively, students can enroll onto a single level (level 4 or 5) for £ 2500 each.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or debit card
- Interest-free monthly installments
- Western Union
- All course material, including online modules and written assignments
- Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
- Dedicated student support
- Access to an online social learning forum
- Assignment marking and feedback
- Free CV writing help on completion of the course
- Recommendation letter to employers
- FREE English language course (No IELTS required)
If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are as follows. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus; costs will vary depending on which university you wish to complete your final year at.
University Of Derby
- Top up Final Year in Computing and Information Technology BSc (Hons)
Southampton Solent University
- BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business, duration 9 months
University Of Lincoln
- BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems) Top-Up
- BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Technology) Top-Up
University Of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
- BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems top-up degree
- BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems (final year)
- BSc (Hons) Information Technology & Business Information Systems (top-up)
NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies.
The level 3 course is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments. Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours worth of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.
To enroll onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling in the Level 5 course, you must complete the Level 4 or equivalent.
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 modeling.
Learners 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.
E- Commerce Applications
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.
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.
Information Systems Project Management
This module explores elements of project management key to the successful development and implementation of specific IT projects.
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.
Innovative Technologies In Computing
This module looks at innovative trends and disruptive advances taking place and examines the new generation of skills and knowledge that will be required to work successfully in the sector.
Computing Research Methods
This module will explore the knowledge and skills required to undertake research in this field and the qualitative and quantitative approaches required including the use of literature and the design of research proposals.
Software Development Methodologies
This module looks at the role of systems engineering in the development of software and various models of data, software, and processes using modeling approaches.
Managing A Computing Project
Learners will find out about different project management tools and techniques that can be used when managing a computing project.
Strategic Management Information Systems
This module is concerned with developing an understanding of the strategic role of MIS within the organization and how it impacts the broader objectives and strategy of the business.
Ethical, Legal, And Professional Issues In IT
This module explores current issues in the IT sector and how these may impact areas of security, confidentiality, privacy, and the law.
This module explores the principles of networks and network design and implementation and support of network systems.
This module will explore the design, deployment, and management of virtualization and explore its commercial and potential impact.
This module will enable an understanding of the importance of digital security to business, to understand industry standards of digital security, and be able to recommend improvements in security.
Database Design And Development
Learners will extend their understanding of database design and development. They will research database management systems and will design and implement a complex database
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
The Assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:
- Network Security
- C#.NET Programming
- System Administration
- Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce
- Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce