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ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing

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  • Original price was: £1,599.00.Current price is: £1,279.20.
  • 365 Days
  • Awarded By ATHE
  • 480Guided Learning Hours
  • 120 Credits
  • 10 Number of Modules
  • Course Material
  • 1200 Hours Total Qualification Time
  • Qualification Number: 601/4880/9
  • Ofqual Regulated Qualification
  • Self-study Online

Key Features

High quality e-learning study materials.
Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
Benefit of applying TOTUM Discount Card.
Recognised Accredited Qualification.
Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Learning Outcomes
  • Be able to manage and lead informatics teams
  • Learn to understand and implement web-based technologies
  • Demonstrate expertise in database tools
  • Learn to apply networking concepts at the workplace
  • Learn RDMBS (Relational database management) concepts
  • Gain an understanding of ethical and legal problems in this profession
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.

Awarding Body

ATHE is a globally recognised awarding organisation that provides vocationally oriented qualifications in business, computing, healthcare and more.

With over 280 centres in over 55 countries, ATHE’s Ofqual regulated qualifications are approved as progression pathways by 25 UK and international Universities. ATHE has also certificated over 40,000 learners for 30 clients globally through their endorsed program service.

Whom is this Qualification For?
  • IT professionals
  • University students
  • Project managers
  • System analysts
  • Software and database engineers
  • Web architects
  • IT support engineers and assistants
Entry Requirements Qualifications

For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

  • 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
  • Learners may also have relevant work experience



For those whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

  • IELTs 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49
Method of Assessment

Assessment methods include:

  • An academic paper or article for publication.
  • The compilation of a case study or report.
  • A project in response to a design brief.
  • The production of a portfolio of evidence relating to a particular course unit.
  • The creation of a prototype for a specified product.
Course Description
Units Credits GLH
Computing Research Methods 12 48
Cyber Security 12 48
Database Design and Development 12 48
Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT 12 48
Innovative Technologies in Computing 12 48
Managing a computing project 12 48
Network Design 12 48
Software Development Methodologies 12 48
Strategic Management Information Systems 12 48
Web-Based Development 12 48


Qualification Number: 601/4880/9
Total Qualification Time: 1200 hours
Total Guided Learning Hours: 480 hours
Level: 5
Credits: 120

Learners will receive an ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing upon completing this course. This Ofqual regulated qualification is delivered and accessed by South London College. 

Progression and Career Path

Apart from earning a Bachelor’s Degree or Top Up Degree programme in a reputable UK University, learners also step into roles such as:

  • Software developer (≈£83k per year)
  • Network engineer (≈£79k per year)
  • IT consultant (≈£81k per year)
  • Database administrator (≈£85k per year)
  • Web developer (≈£71k per year)


Source: Glassdoor, 2023

Course Curriculum

Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification – ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing
Awarding Body Registration
Awarding Body Registration Form : ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Computing
1. Computing Research Methods
Computing Research Methods
Assignment – Computing Research Methods
2. Cyber Security
Cyber Security
Assignment – Cyber Security
3. Database Design and Development
Database Design and Development
Assignment – Database Design and Development
4. Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
Assignment – Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues and Professional Responsibilities in IT
5. Innovative Technologies in Computing
Innovative Technologies in Computing
Assignment – Innovative Technologies in Computing
6. Managing a Computing Project
Managing a Computing Project
Assignment – Managing a Computing Project
7. Network Design
Network Design
Assignment – Network Design
8. Software Development Methodologies
Software Development Methodologies
Assignment – Software Development Methodologies
9. Strategic Management Information Systems
Strategic Management Information Systems
Assignment – Strategic Management Information Systems
10. Web-Based Development
Web-Based Development
Assignment – Web-Based Development
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  1. Highly recommend


    Quality learning material. I highly recommend this computing course!

  2. Great Learning Experience


    I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons. Really wonderful study material!

  3. Excellent customer support


    Well-structured modules, excellent customer support, and an overall seamless online experience. I would definitely study with this platform again. 

  4. Wonderful material


    I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons. Wonderful study material!

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