Level 4 Diploma Program

NCC Education, UK Certified Level 4 Diploma in Computing
  • Overview

    If you wish to study for the NCC Education Degree pathway or enter the job market with enhanced skills and greater employability in roles such as IT Network Support engineers, Trainee Programmers and Website Developers, then this programme is for you.

    This is our most popular computing programme because it allows you to study a broad range of modern-day computing techniques.

    • Inspires you to develop skills, knowledge and techniques

    Our specialist diploma is designed to grow your computing knowledge. You will develop a range of skills from building computer-based networks to programming and web design.

    • Grow your IT knowledge and problem-solving techniques

    Develop your confidence to analyse computer based systems.  Learn how to plan and professionally present effective IT strategy and solutions.

    • Increase your ability to operate complex computer systems

    Develop your skills base to operate computer systems, whilst considering the needs of the user community in a dynamic environment.

  • Entry Requirements

    On entry a student must have at least one of the following:

    • NCC Education International Foundation Year (IFY) or International Certificate in Computer Studies (ICCS) qualification
    • An international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education IFY or ICCS programme. This shall be agreed in advance with NCC Education
    • At least one 'A' Level pass or an appropriate School Leaver's Certificate
    • Vocational experience which is deemed suitable by NCC Education

    Applicants who are not NCC Education graduates or whose first language is not English will require either the minimum standard in the NCC Education Higher English Placement Test HEPT (please contact your Centre for further information) or a valid score of 5.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination or equivalent.

  • Modules

    Core modules include:

    • Skills for Computing
    • Computer System
    • Computer Network
    • Database
    • Designing and Developing a Website

    Options for Computing

    • Designing and Developing Object - Oriented Computer Programs
    • Software Development Techniques
    • Office Solution Development

    Options for Business

    • eBusiness
    • Essentials of Management
    • Understanding Business Organisation
  • Assessment

    Coursework and examinations.

  • Academic Progression

    Allows entry to either the Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Computing/BIT(L5DC/L5DBIT), equivalent to year 2 of a typical UK honours degree, or the second year of many UK university programmes of study.

    The following universities recognise the Level 4 Diploma in Computing.

    • Birmingham City University
    • Buckinghamshire New University
    • Deakin University
    • Kingston University London
    • Leeds Metropolitan University
    • Limkokwing University of Creative Technology
    • London Metropolitan University
    • Manchester Metropolitan University
    • Middlesex University
    • Monash University
    • Northumbria University
    • Nottingham Trent University
    • Oxford Brookes University
    • Sheffield Hallam University
    • Southampton Solent University
    • Staffordshire University
    • Thames Valley University
    • University of Abertay, Dundee
    • University of Bedfordshire
    • University of Bradford
    • University of Central Lancashire
    • University of East London
    • University of Essex
    • University of Gloucestershire
    • University of Greenwich
    • University of Huddersfield
    • University of Northampton
    • University of Nottingham
    • University of Plymouth
    • University of Portsmouth
    • University of Salford
    • University of South Queensland
    • University of Stirling
    • University of Sunderland
    • University of Worcester
  • Career Progression

    Your diploma will prepare you for a wide range of career roles with strong progression opportunities within the IT industry or IT departments of organisations in a whole host of sectors. You may begin work as a member of a project team, programmer or junior systems analyst. Alternatively, you may consider studying for the International Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies.

  • Tuition Fees

    Please refer to Tuition fees to know details about tuition fees.