IT and E-commerce [Level 4 & 5]

2500,00 £


With more people shopping online and more online stores opening up, it’s becoming more and more important for retailers and eCommerce companies to know how to market and optimize their websites to increase site views and income.

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.

The online level 4 and level 5 diplomas in eCommerce and information technology each include 10 courses and 6 written assignments at the level 4, and 6 modules and 6 written assignments at the level 5, respectively. The certification is worth 240 credits. The course aims to equip you with the necessary skills to pursue an undergraduate degree, a full degree, and a career as an IT professional. 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

It’s becoming more and more crucial for retailers and eCommerce businesses to understand how to optimize and market their websites to improve site views and revenues as the number of people shopping online rises and the number of online stores keeps growing.

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.

A 240-credit certification, the online level 4 and level 5 diplomas in information technology and eCommerce each feature 10 courses and 6 written assignments at the level 4 and 6 modules and 6 written assignments at the level 5, respectively. The goal of the course is to give you the tools you need to pursue an undergraduate degree all the way up to a full degree and become an IT professional. 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 IT – E-commerce- 603/4794/6

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


The goal of this lesson is to give students the information and abilities required to launch a new technology company. It entails comprehending strategy, marketing, money, and the traits of entrepreneurs.

Network security

The objective of this course is to equip students with knowledge about typical security incident detection and prevention techniques as well as network security challenges in networked environments.

C#.NET Programming

The goal of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental ideas and ideas of C# ASP.NET programming. This will help students comprehend how to use server side programming approaches to construct dynamic web sites.


System Administration

The knowledge required to administer a Windows and Linux system is the goal of this unit. User and group management, file system management, task automation, shell scripting, mail servers, domain name servers, files and printer sharing, registry, basic utilities and tools, application management, local and group policies, backup policies, restore policies, and performance tuning are among the topics covered.

Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce

The goal of this subject is to give students an understanding of business-to-consumer e-commerce. This covers the ideas and methods utilized in marketing psychology, mobile e-commerce and ticketing, artificial intelligence (AI) for picture recognition, and social commerce.

Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce

The goal of this subject is to familiarize students with business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce. This covers supply chain management, online transaction processing, electronic funds transfers (EFT), electronic data interchange (EDI), and inventory management systems.


Each level of the Qualifi level 4/5 IT and E-commerce 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. Business to business (B2B) E-commerce
  6. Business to consumer (B2C) E-commerce

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 Progress

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 Derby

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

Southampton Solent University

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

University of Huddersfield

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