ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing

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QAN 601/4880/9

Mode of attendance



1 year


The ATHE Level 5 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 to the second year of a degree programme in computing and learners may progress into employment in the sector or into the final year of a bachelor’s degree.

Entry requirements

Age: 18 + Entry profile:

  • Prior study in computing or related subjects at level 4 or above
  • A level 4 qualification, for example an ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
Course Content
Cyber Security
Database Design and Development
Web Based Development
Network Design
Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
Strategic Management Information Systems
Innovative Technologies in Computing
Computing Research Methods
Managing a Computing Project
Software Development Methodologies