Content Management Systems

Information Technology Management

Unit Code
Level 5
Distance Learning
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Unit Code
Level 5
Distance Learning Fee
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
Course Overview

This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to use content management systems (CMS) as a tool for the creation of digital content. Successful achievement of this course will enable learners to understand CMS roles, content modelling, content aggregation, publication management and content migration.

Course Content

Introduction to the module


  • Content Management System
  • Benefits of using CMS for Website
  • Choosing CMS
  • Component of CMS
  • Content Strategist

Acquiring a CMS

  • Functional Features of CMS
  • Key Features in CMS
  • Sample Analyst Report on CMS
  • CMS X Over CMS Y
  • Problem of CMS

Content Modeling

  • What is Content Model
  • Responsible for Content Model
  • Discrete VS relational content modeling
  • Relational Content Modeling in Content Management
  • Handling Content
  • CMS Software

Content Aggregation

  • Art and Practice of Content Assembly
  • Menuing in Content Management
  • The Challenges of implementing a content management system
  • Content Aggregator Websites
  • Best Tools for Content Aggregation

Templating and Output Management

  • CMS Platform
  • Quality Required in CMS Platform
  • Choosing the Best CMS platform
  • Decoupled Content Management

Editorial Workflow

  • Form builder
  • Building a Usable form
  • Usable form builders
  • Integrated Form Builder
  • Drawback of Form Builders
  • Content Personalization Problem

CMS Implementations

  • Implementation KeySteps in CMS
  • CMS fit in IT System
  • Component Content Management System
  • Wireframe Analysis
  • Relation Decision Factors
  • Content Integration
  • QA and Deployment Planning

Content Migration

  • Defining Migration
  • Benefits of Migrating your CMS
  • Automated vs. Manual Migration
  • Automated migration beats a manual rewrite
  • Approaches to Automated Migration
  • Successful Content Migration
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Understand content management systems (CMS)

  1. Define the purpose of using CMS for digital content development and publication management
  2. Evaluate the functional roles in a CMS
  3. Evaluate the considerations to be taken into account in the acquisition of a CMS
  4. Evaluate the considerations to be taken into account in content modelling
  5. Evaluate the considerations to be taken into account in content aggregation

2.  Operate a CMS

  1. Select and use a range of CMS tools to create digital content that meet the brief
  2. Model content in accordance with the brief
  3. Edit content in accordance with the brief
  4. Aggregate content in accordance with the brief
  5. Migrate content across different CMS systems in accordance with the brief
  6. Publish content to a server side application and a client side application in accordance with the brief
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Unlimited personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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