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IT and Computing, University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)

Online Business School Limited
Course summary
Self-paced
1,800 GBP excl. VAT
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, The IT and Computing Diploma offered by Online Business School is definitely a course you should consider.

The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.

Our online Level 4/5 IT and Computing Diploma course is a 240-credit course, it includes 10 modules and written assignments at each level. The course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to Top Up to a full Undergraduate Degree and go on to become an IT professional. While completing the course, students will have access to a variety of support services, including Tutor Support and Webinars, a Social Learning Forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their Diploma course.

The course includes:

  • FREE Laptop
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • 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

Suitability - Who should attend?

To enrol onto 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.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Whilst studying this course students will develop their skills in programming, systems analysis and design, software development. Upon successful completion of the course, students can pursue a career in IT within the public or private sector.

Training Course Content

Level 4

Introduction to Computing

This module will explore the functions of computing systems and the basics of design, configuration and routine maintenance.

Introduction to Programming

This module examines the basis of OOS and how programming fits into the broader aspects of usage of applications.

Introduction to Databases

This module will enable understanding of database design and development and enable students to develop and design a database and explore solutions to meet client brief . Learners will learn how to design a database.

Requirements Engineering

This module is concerned with the analysis of IT and computing needs to develop requirement specifications and develop and test prototypes.

Systems Analysis and Design

This module provides an understanding of IS concepts and how they relate to organisation needs in respect of business processes and transformation of information.

E- Commerce Applications

This module explores the role of eCommerce 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.

Information Systems Project Management

This module explores elements of project management key to successful development and implementation of specific IT projects.

Management Information Systems

This module focuses on understanding concepts of information systems and how they support business needs in terms of information processing and data processing.

Level 5

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 use of literature and design of research proposals.

Software Development Methodologies

This module looks at the role of systems engineering in development of software and various models of data, software and processes using modelling approaches.

Computing Project Planning

Creating and managing projects has changed over the years with the development of sophisticated IT Software, this Module focuses on how being a project manager in the 80’s differs to being a project manager in today’s world.

Strategic Management Information Systems

This module is concerned with developing an understanding of the strategic role of MIS within the organisation and how it impacts on 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 on areas of security, confidentiality, privacy and the law.

Network Design and Management

This module explores the principles of networks and network design and implementation and support of network systems.

Web Based Development

This module will explore the design, deployment and management of virtualisation and explore its commercial and potential impact.

Cyber Security

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.

Advanced Databases

This module focuses on understanding database design and development includes advanced languages to analyse and query database data. Students will research database management and critically test and evaluate databases.

Expenses

The fee for enrolling onto the Level 4 and Level 5 courses together is £1800. Alternatively students can enrol onto a single level (level 4 or 5) for £1500 each.

Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

  • Credit or Debit Card
  • Bank Transfer
  • Interest Free Monthly Instalments
  • Paypal
  • Western Union

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Shillingwood House, Westwood Way
CV4 8JZ Coventry

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