Course Description

ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing

ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 480 Guided Learning Hours. ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing at South London College, please review the details below.

ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing

The ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing provides the opportunity to gain direct entry into a Bachelor’s Degree in the second year of University. The Level 4 Diploma will support your career choice in a range of sectors in the IT industry including programming, software engineering, network management and E-commerce. The Level 4 Diploma will explore key modules in-depth such as computer systems and software, systems analysis and design and management information systems. It is a foundational education in computing that will get you ready to progress into a University degree programme, and proceed to a profession in computing.

If you the lack traditional entry qualification, this Level 4 ATHE Diploma will exempt you from units completed. This is an OFQUAL regulated qualification that is recognised in the UK and will let you pursue your higher education in a shorter duration. The course will discuss all mandatory units extensively, and you will gain a firm knowledge of the fundamentals of computing.

The qualification will make you a competitive force in the industry, and a valuable asset to IT enterprises. It is the most flexible and effective path to achieve a top-up qualification and enter University straightaway. You will have an enhanced educational profile with this certification. The Level 4 qualification provides a progression pathway to the Level 5 Diploma in Computing which provides entry into the third year of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing.

Course Description

Mandatory Units: 10

IT and Society : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Computer Systems and Software : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Computer Programming : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Relational Database Systems : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Software Engineering : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Systems Analysis and Design : Credits 12 / GLH 48
E-commerce Applications : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Human Computer Interaction : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Information Systems Theory and Practice : Credits 12 / GLH 48
Management Information Systems : Credits 12 / GLH 48

Qualification Number : 601/4740/4

Total Qualification Time : 1200 hours

Total Guided Learning Hours : 480 hours

Level : 4

Credits : 120

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.

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 Certificate.

Awarding Body

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 ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Duration480 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee729
Entry RequirementsYou 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 PathEntry 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
Phone+44 203 884 3001
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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