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ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 5 Diploma in Computing course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (ATHE) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing course?

Category: Computing
Level: Intermediate

The ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to further their studies in computing. It is equivalent to the second year of a degree programme in computing and learners may progress into employment in the sector or into the final year of a bachelor’s degree.

At a glance:

1,200 learning hours, usually studied over an academic year

Graded ‘Achieved’ or ‘Not achieved’

Designed with support from universities

Can be delivered in the classroom, by distance or by blended learning.

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How much is the Level 5 Diploma in Computing course?
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How long is the ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing certificate valid for?

The ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing course certificate has Indefinite validity.

It is recommended that you check with your course tutor for information on ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing refresher courses and their recommended frequency or the next step qualification.

Who is the ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing course designed for?

The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business.Successful completion of the qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to Level 6 Diploma qualification

Entry Criteria
Age: 19 + Entry profile:
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

What subjects does the ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing course cover?

Unit Title

Computing Research Methods
Cyber Security
Database Design and Development
Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
Innovative Technologies in Computing
Managing a Computing Project
Network Design
Software Development Methodologies
Strategic Management Information Systems
Web-Based Development

How is the ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing course assessed?

For all ATHE qualifications assessment is completed through the submission of internally assessed learner work.
To achieve a pass for a unit, a learner must have successfully achieved the learning outcomes at the standards set by the assessment criteria
for that unit. There is no external assessment (i.e. examinations)attached to any unit; nor is there any dissertation requirement.
ATHE will provide a sample assignment for each unit which can be used as the assessment for the unit. We would encourage our centres to develop their own assessment strategies so you have the opportunity to put assignments in a context that is appropriate for your learners. Any assignments that you devise will need to be submitted to ATHE for approval before delivery of the programme. Centres can submit assignments for approval using the ‘Centre Devised Assignment’ template documentation available on the ATHE website.An assignment can relate to a single unit or an integrated assignment, incorporating more than one unit, can be used provided the content of the assignment is clearly mapped to show which assessment criteria from which units are being covered.

What certificate do I get for passing the ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing course?
ATHE - Level 5 Diploma in Computing
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