IT and Computing [Level 4 & 5]

2500,00 £


If you want to turn your passion for computers into a career, you should definitely check into the IT and computing diploma program offered by the online business school.

The level 4 modules and assignments in this course correspond to the first year of a university degree, while the level 5 modules and tasks correspond to the second year.

Our 240-credit online information technology diploma program has six written assignments and ten courses for each level. The course aims to equip you with the skills you need to pursue a job in computer technology and an undergraduate degree. Throughout the course, students will have access to a variety of support services, including supplemental materials to help them complete their diploma course, webinars, tutor support, and a social learning forum.


About our Course

The online business school’s IT and computing diploma program is something you should absolutely look into if you want to make your love of computers your job.

The first year of a university degree is equal to the level 4 modules and assignments in this course, while the second year is equal to the level 5 modules and assignments

Each level of our 240-credit online information technology diploma program consists of 10 courses and 6 written assignments. The goal of the course is to provide you with the necessary abilities to pursue an undergraduate degree and a career in information technology. Students will have access to a range of support resources during the course, such as webinars and tutor support, a social learning forum, and extra materials to aid in finishing their diploma course.

This course is eligible for ELCAS funding.

To enrol onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enroling on to the level 5 course, you must complete the level 4 or equivalent.


Qualification Numbers: Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology – 603/4781/8
Qualification Numbers 2: Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology – 603/4791/0

Course Content Level 4

Computer systems and software

The integration of hardware and software components will be better understood by learners after completing this subject.

Computer programming

The system life cycle will be followed by learners as they develop, implement, and test programs using a variety of tools and methodologies.

Relational database systems

Students’ knowledge of database systems, data analysis, and modeling will grow as a result of this unit.

Software engineering

Students will acquire knowledge about the various approaches and strategies used in software engineering as well as the necessity for it.

Systems analysis and design

Understanding IS concepts and how they relate to organizational needs for information transformation and business processes is provided by this module.

E- commerce applications

This subject examines the function of e-commerce in the contemporary world, with a focus on identifying goals and objectives within an organization and the design challenges that result from defining specifications.

Human computer interaction

In order to assist students plan their own multimedia user interface prototype, this module will help them gain a better knowledge of human computer interaction models and concepts. It will also assess current HCI design and principles.

IT and society

This module looks at how technology has affected society and looks at the patterns and modifications that have been made. It will look at possible conflicts between security and data management, as well as management challenges.

Information systems theory and practice

This subject examines project management components that are essential to the creation and execution of certain IT projects.

Management information systems

Understanding information systems concepts and how they meet business goals in terms of data processing and information processing is the main goal of this module.

Course Content Level 5

Innovative technologies in computing

This module analyzes the disruptive developments and innovative trends that are occurring, as well as the new skills and knowledge that will be needed to succeed in the industry.

Computing research methods

This program will examine the skills and knowledge needed to do research in this area, as well as the qualitative and quantitative methods needed, such as literature review and research proposal formulation.

Software development methodologies

This module examines the function of systems engineering in the creation of software and different modeling methodologies for data, software, and processes.

Managing a computing project

The many tools and methods for project management that can be applied to the management of a computing project will be taught to the learners.

Strategic management information systems

The goal of this module is to help you comprehend the strategic function that management information systems (MIS) plays inside an organization and how it affects the overall goals and business strategy.

This lesson examines current concerns within the IT industry and their potential effects on privacy, security, confidentiality, and legal frameworks.

Network Design

The fundamentals of networks, network design, network implementation, and network system support are all covered in this module.

Web based development

This subject will examine virtualization’s architecture, implementation, and administration as well as its possible and commercial effects.

Cyber security

This lesson will make it possible to comprehend the value of digital security for businesses, comprehend industry standards for digital security, and make security improvement recommendations.

Database design and development

Students will have a deeper comprehension of database design and development. They’ll investigate database management systems and create and execute a sophisticated database design.


Each level of the Qualifi level 4/5 IT and computing course consists of six written assignments. Each assignment is between two and three thousand words long. Students can access the ‘Tutor’ part of the learning portal to receive assistance with the courses and assignments.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Information technology and IT ethics
  2. Mathematics and statistics for IT
  3. PC maintenance and operating systems
  4. Computer graphics editing and database concepts
  5. Logical IT networking
  6. Web design

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1. Technopreneurship
  2. Network security
  3. C#.NET programming
  4. System administration
  5. Network routing and switching
  6. Web design

Career Path

Students will hone their programming, software development, and systems analysis and design skills while enrolled in this course. Students who successfully finish the course can work in the public or commercial sector as IT professionals.

What is included in the cost of our course?

  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
  • committed student assistance
  • Having access to a social learning forum online
  • Assignment evaluation and comments
  • Get FREE access to our HUB

University Progression

If you decide to top up to a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are as follows.

Middlesex University

BSc Information Systems (Top-up)– £6,000
BSc (Hons) Information Technology and Business Information Systems (Top-up) – ON CAMPUS– £9,250 (UK)/ £14,700 (INT/EU)

University of Gloucestershire

BSc (Hons) Computing– ON CAMPUS– – £9,250

University of Derby

BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology– £5,250

Southampton Solent University

BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business, fee £9,250

University of Hertfordshire

BSc Honours Information Technology top up

University of Huddersfield

BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Top-up)– ON CAMPUS– £9,250