ATHE Level 4 - Diploma in Computing

Learn about the course below

Awards

Diploma

Code

QAN 601/4740/4

Mode of attendance

Full-time

Duration

1 year

Overview

The ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to further their studies in computing. It is equivalent in size and level to the first year of a degree programme in computing.

At a glance:

  • 1,200 learning hours, usually studied over an academic year
  • Advanced learner loans available in the UK – See the Qualifications catalogue 2017-2018
  • Graded ‘Achieved’ or ‘Not achieved’
  • Designed with support from universities
  • Can be delivered in the classroom by distance or by blended learning.
Entry requirements

Age: 18 +

Entry profile:

  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • other related level 3 subjects
  • an Access to Higher Education Certificate delivered by an approved further education institute and validated by an Access Validating Agency
  • other equivalent international qualifications
Course Content
IT and Society
Computer Systems ad Software
Computer Programming
Relational Database Systems
Software Engineering
Systems Analysis and Design
E-commerce Applications
Human Computer Interaction
Information Systems Theory and Practice
Management Information Systems