Level 4 & 5 Diploma in IT & Networking (University Year 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.
To enroll in the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling on to 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 to business processes and 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.
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 knowledge of network security issues in a networked environment and the process of preventing and detecting common security incidents
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
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).
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.
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
- Network Routing and Switching
- Network Design and Administration