Course Description

ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing

ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course . For more information about ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


The ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing will give you the opportunity to gain entry into a Bachelor’s Degree in the second year. The Level 4 Diploma will support your career objectives in fields such as programming, software engineering, network management and E-commerce. The programme will discuss topics in-depth on computer systems and software, systems analysis and design and management information systems. You will be gaining a firm foundation that will have a positive impact on the professional climate in the computing industry.

Learners who lack traditional entry qualification will find this Level 4 ATHE Diploma the perfect foundational course to exempt from units completed and receive direct entry to the degree programme. This is an Ofqual regulated qualification that is recognised in the UK and will let you pursue your higher education in a shorter time period. The course will discuss all mandatory units extensively, and give you a sound understanding of the fundamentals of computing.

The qualification will make you a marketable and competitive candidate in the industry, giving you an edge over your peers. It is the most flexible and effective path to achieve a top-up qualification and gain entry into the second year of a degree programme. You can enhance your career opportunities and educational profile with this certification. The Level 4 qualification provides a progression pathway to the Level 5 Diploma in Computing which supports entry into the third year of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
IT and Society
Computer Systems and 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
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  • Full package: A onetime fee of £999.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £1007.00, from which an initial fee of £249.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £289.00 and £469.00 for awarding body registration and assessment respectively.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Course Description

Mandatory Units: 10 Credit / GLH
• IT and Society 12 48
• Computer Systems and Software 12 48
• Computer Programming 12 48
• Relational Database Systems 12 48
• Software Engineering 12 48
• Systems Analysis and Design 12 48
• E-commerce Applications 12 48
• Human Computer Interaction 12 48
• Information Systems Theory and Practice 12 48
• Management Information Systems 12 48
Qualification Number 601/4740/4
Total Qualification Time 1200 hours
Total Guided Learning Hours 480 hours
Level 4

Method of Assessment

In order to successfully complete the ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing, learners must complete 10 mandatory units totaling 120 credits.


Upon the successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded the ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing.

Accredited Body (Accreditation)

ATHE is a global awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual and other UK and international regulators. ATHE offers a wide portfolio of vocationally orientated and internationally recognised qualifications which include business and management, law, computing and healthcare. ATHE qualifications are approved as progression pathways to relevant Bachelor’s and Master’s Top Up degrees by a number of UK and international Universities, providing significant tertiary education opportunities for learners.

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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Fee999
Entry Requirements• You must be over the age of 18 • GCE Advanced Level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects • 5 GSCEs at Grade C and above • Other related level 3 subjects • ATHE Level 3 Diplomas • Access to higher education certificates approved by a further education institute • Other equivalent international qualifications • Appropriate standard of English
Carear Path• Entry to a Level 5 ATHE Diploma in Computing • Entry to Bachelor’s Degree Programme in the second year • Employment in computing/technology at an appropriate level
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