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
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Are you eager to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree but lack the entry-level qualifications? Here’s an excellent opportunity to directly enter the final year of University, through the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing. It is the quickest and most effective route. The Level 5 Diploma will help you progress to the field of your choice, be it programming, software engineering, network management, or E-commerce. Discuss topics like software development methodologies, cyber-security, web-based development and strategic management information systems. Gain a solid foundation and understanding of how to have a positive impact in the computing industry.

If you want to take your computing career to the next level, and achieve a recognised university degree the Level 5 ATHE Diploma in Computing will equip you with a solid foundation and understanding of how to have a leading role in the computing industry.  It’s the perfect foundational programme to exempt you from units and receive direct entry to a University degree. This is an OFQUAL regulated qualification recognised in the UK that will let you pursue your higher education in a shorter time period.

In an already competitive industry, achieving a recognised degree will give you an edge over your competition. This is the most flexible progression pathway to gain a top-up qualification. You have the opportunity to enhance your career and educational profile through this programme.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive ATHE top-up Course.  At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.

Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

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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.
Mandatory Units: 10 Credit / GLH
  • Cyber Security
12            48
  • Database Design & Development
12             48
  • Web-Based Development
12             48
  • Network Design
12             48
  • Ethical, Legal & Regulatory Issues
12             48
  • Innovative Technologies in Computing
12             48
  • Computing Research Methods
12             48
  • Managing a Computer Project
12             48
  • Software Development Methodologies
12             48
  • Strategic Management Information Systems
12             48
Qualification Number 601/4880/9
Total Qualification Time 1200 hours
Total Guided Learning Hours 480 hours
Level 5
Credits 120
  • You must be over the age of 19
  • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above or Grade 4 and above
  • Prior study in computing or related subjects at Level 4 or above
  • A Level 4 qualification, for example an ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • Appropriate standard of English

In order to successfully complete the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing, learners must complete 10 mandatory units totaling 120 credits. To achieve a pass for the unit, learners must meet the standards set and successfully achieve the learning outcomes.

Upon the successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded the Certificate for ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing.

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.

Once you complete the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing, you will gain an accredited qualification that will provide the pathway to enter a Bachelor’s Degree and Top-Up Degree programme in the final year in a number of recognised Universities across the United Kingdom. Learners can progress to the following,

  • Entry to Bachelor’s Degree Programme in the final year
  • Employment in computing/technology at an appropriate level

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 – Diploma in Computing
Awarding Body Registration
Awarding Body Registration Form : ATHE Computing
Cyber Security (D/506/8020)
Cyber Security
Assignment – Cyber Security
Database Design and Development (H/506/8021)
Database Design and Development
Assignment – Database Design and Development
Web Based Development (M/506/8023)
Web Based Development
Assignment – Web Based Development
Network Design (K/506/8022)
Network Design
Assignment – Network Design
Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT (T/506/8024)
Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
Assignment – Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
Strategic Management Information Systems (F/506/8026)
Strategic Management Information Systems
Assignment – Strategic Management Information Systems
Innovative Technologies in Computing (Y/506/8033)
Innovative Technologies in Computing
Assignment – Innovative Technologies in Computing
Computing Research Methods (A/506/8025)
Computing Research Methods
Assignment – Computing Research Methods
Managing a Computing Project (J/506/8027)
Managing a Computing Project
Assignment – Managing a Computing Project
Software Development Methodologies (R/506/8032)
Software Development Methodologies
Assignment – Software Development Methodologies
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