ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  ATHE Awarded By ATHE
Guided Learning Hour 480 Guided Learning Hours (480)
12 Credits 120 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 10 Number of Modules 10
Qualification Number Qualification Number 601/4880/9
Assessment Included Assessment Included
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What Will I Learn?

To understand cyber security concepts and techniques
Be able to manage and lead informatics teams
Develop a thorough understanding of web-based tools and development platforms
Investigate Internet marketing and SEO techniques


Get an accredited UK Diploma to skyrocket your career progression!

Earn an accredited and affordable IT Diploma to level up your career! The ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing is designed to suit learners’ preferences and support career progression into relevant occupational fields. If you have the flair to excel in the challenging IT job market, we have the right diploma that introduces core topics such as database development, information systems analysis, and web development to plan further studies in computing.

  • Equivalent to the second year of a degree programme in computing
  • Progress into the final year of a bachelor’s degree in computing
  • Excel in your current job with unmatchable IT skills

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink (GEL) offers qualified tutors, tested learning methods, interactive lessons, and self-paced studying. This is why studying with GEL has added benefits compared to other online learning platforms. GEL is an award-winning organisation that brings together years of experience to offer in-demand courses of your choice and study area.

Why make GEL your study partner?

  • Live virtual classroom conducted via Zoom
  • Interactive and engaging training sessions
  • Enjoy super savings compared to other UK diplomas
  • Certified industry-standard tutors
  • Free study materials to strengthen IT concepts
  • 100% accredited and respected diploma
  • Core to Advanced topics
  • Clear and concise presentations
  • 24-hour friendly customer support
  • Study anytime, anywhere

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The unique benefits of the ATHE Diploma

ATHE is a global awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual and other UK and international regulators. Besides a strong presence in the United Kingdom, ATHE has recognised centres in more than 55 countries. The awarding organisation has developed a range of bespoke certification and diploma courses. Earning and ATHE qualification offers you a clear pathway to a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree to top-up your credentials.

  • Get excellent value of your investment.
  • Flexible delivery models
  • Comprehensive support material from ATHE
  • Innovative qualifications and diplomas
  • Dedicated commitment to help learners thrive globally
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Who is this qualification for?
  • Prerequisites to take this course
  • Method of assessment be specific to course
  • Course Description
  • Certification
  • Prospective Careers
  • To understand cyber security concepts and techniques
  • Be able to manage and lead informatics teams
  • Develop a thorough understanding of web-based tools and development platforms
  • Investigate Internet marketing and SEO techniques
  • Learn to allow databases to interact with websites
  • Learn IT/network design fundamentals
  • Research database management systems to design complex databases
  • Learn ethical, legal, and professional issues in IT
  • Strategic management of information systems
  • Manage computer projects with super confidence

  • IT professionals
  • University students
  • IT Enthusiasts
  • Project Managers
  • Team Leads
  • Software and database engineers
  • Web architects
  • Network engineers and security professionals
  • The learner needs to be 19 years or above
  • A basic understanding of English and ICT would be beneficial

The learners have to submit an assignment for each unit. To obtain the diploma the learners have to complete all the assignments.

  • Qualification Number - 601/4880/9
  • Total Qualification Time is - 1200 hours
  • Total guided learning hours is - 480
  • Total Credit Value is - 120

Once the course and the exam are successfully completed, you will be awarded the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing.  

The learners who qualify for this certification can progress instantly into a wide range of advanced courses and bachelor's degree programmes in computing. You can join a university with your current job commitments; or, you can also land a good job that pushes you further to achieve big goals.

The average salary of an IT professional in the United Kingdom is £34,999 per year or £17.95 per hour. Enter an advanced stage of your career with ATHE Diploma in Computing.

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Plagiarism Policy
Diversity and Equality of Opportunity Policy
Complaints Policy
Enquiries and Appeals Policy
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
(A) Awarding Body Registration Form : ATHE Computing
1.Computing Research Methods
1.1 Computing Research Methods
1.2 Understand computer-based research techniques
1.3 Planning a computer-based research project on a topic within Computer Science
1.4 Be able to carry out research on a topic within computer science
1.5 Conclusion
Assignment – Computing Research Methods
2.Cyber Security
2.1 Cyber Security
2.2 Understand the impact of cyber security threats on organisations
2.3 Understand industry standards of cyber security Cyber security management
2.4 Be able to recommend improvements to Secure a network for a client against cyber Attacks
Assignment – Cyber Security
3.Database Design and Development
3.1 Database Design and Development
3.2 Understand database management systems
3.3 Design a relational database in line with a client brief.
3.4 Implement a database design
3.5 Review the process of design and implementation of a Database
Assignment – Database Design and Development
4.Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
4.1 Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
4.2 Understand ethical issues in IT 1
4.3 Understand legal and regulatory issues relating to the use of IT in organisations
4.4 Understand professional responsibilities relating to working in IT
4.5 Conclusion
Assignment – Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
5.Innovative Technologies in Computing
5.1 Innovative Technologies in Computing
5.2 Understand innovative developments in technology
5.3 Understand impacts of technological innovations on the computer industry
5.4 Conclusion
Assignment – Innovative Technologies in Computing
6.Managing a computing project
6.1 Managing a computing project
6.2 Understand how to manage a computing project
6.3 Managing a computing project
6.4 Be able to review a computing project Evaluation
6.5 Conclusion
Assignment – Managing a computing project
7.Network Design
7.1 Network Design
7.2 Understand networking fundamentals
7.3 Be able to design an IT network in accordance with a design brief
7.4 Be able to build a network to meet a client brief Network architecture
Assignment – Network Design
8.Software Development Methodologies
8.1 Software Development Methodologies
8.2 Understand the role of methodologies in software development
8.3 Designing an Information System using Software Development Methodology
8.4 Conclusion
Assignment – Software Development Methodologies
9.Strategic Management Information Systems
9.1 Strategic Management Information Systems
9.2 Understanding links between information systems and organisational strategy
9.3 Links between strategy and information systems within an organisation
9.4 Formulate an information systems strategy for an organization
9.5 Implementation process of an information systems strategy
Assignment – Strategic Management Information Systems
10.Web-Based Development
10.1 Web-Based Development
10.2 Understand client-side and server-side technologies
10.3 Understand e-marketing techniques to Promote business online
10.4 Create a web-based solution to a business problem Web-based solutions
Assignment – Web-Based Development
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(A) Assignment Submission – ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing
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Students feedback


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    Reggie Cook

    November 09, 2021

    The course material was relevant and to the point. Good stuff.

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    Danni Robinson

    October 30, 2021

    Very informative course and I thoroughly enjoyed learning this course. I learned a lots from this course.

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    Gabe Jones

    October 05, 2021

    It was a well-structured training – good effort

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    Emerson Byrne

    September 22, 2021
    Gladly recommend it!

    This is the best distance learning IT diploma course; I gladly recommend it!

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    Gabe Howard

    September 15, 2021
    Great experience

    I’ve studied with GEL in the past and my experience has always been great!

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    Kit Simpson

    August 20, 2021

    Everything covered in great detail. Very much recommended.

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