Diploma in Information Technology

Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology
Awarding Body
QUALIFI
Duration
6 - 12 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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Awarding Body
QUALIFI
Duration
6 - 12 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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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.

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The QUALIFI Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology course is made up of 12 modules and 12 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 2,000 words each.

Programme Overview

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the Information Technology Diploma offered by LIBT is definitely a course you should consider. The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree. Our online Level 4/5 Information Technology Diploma course is a 240-credit course, it includes 12 modules and 12 written assignments. 

The rationale for the Level 4 qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles in the information technology (IT) industry, notably in programming, website design or PC maintenance. The technical skills and knowledge delivered through the successful achievement of the qualification are required and recognised internationally.

The rationale for the Level 5 qualification is that it provides a career path for learners who wish to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in a variety of roles n the IT industry, notably in .NET programming, system administration and network security. Learners will also learn about entrepreneurship in a techno environment. The qualification is flexible in that it offers elective choices of networking, web design or e-commerce – the latter being much in demand in modern business.

The course is designed to equip you with the skills you need to Top Up to a full Undergraduate Degree and go on to become an IT professional. While completing the course, students will have access to a variety of support services, including Tutor Support and Webinars, a Community Learning Forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their Diploma course.

Modules

Level 4 Modules

Information Technology and IT Ethics - IT401
This unit aims to develop learners’ knowledge and use of information technology including the use of standard office applications to prepare documents and presentations.
Mathematics and Statistics for IT - IT402
This unit aims to provide an opportunity to learn mathematics and statistics and equip learners with the mathematical skills to analyse and solve problems that will enable them to work within the field of IT.
PC Maintenance and Operating Systems - IT403
This unit aims to provide knowledge of personal computer hardware. Successful completion of this unit will enable learners to install a computer system unit and operating system and conduct troubleshooting.
Computer Graphics Editing and Database Concepts - IT404
This unit aims to explain the concepts of photo editing. This will enable learners to insert photos into documents such as user manuals and the IT structure of an organization.
Graphical User Interface (GUI) - IT405
This unit aims to provide learners with Graphical User Interface (GUI) programming skills. This includes objects, methods and instance variables, problem solving concepts, programming languages and GUI programming.
Web Design - IT406
This unit aims to provide learners with skills in website design and development. This includes techniques for writing web pages with Hypertext Markup (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:
  • Information Technology and IT Ethics
  • Mathematics and Statistics for IT
  • PC Maintenance and Operating Systems
  • Computer Graphics Editing and Database Concepts
  • Web Programming
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)

Level 5 Modules

Technopreneurship - IT501
This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to establish a new techno business. It includes understanding the characteristics of entrepreneurs, planning, marketing and finance.
Network Security - IT502
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of network security issues in a networked environment and the process of preventing and detection common security incidents.
C#.NET Programming - IT503
This unit aims to provide learners with the basic concepts and principles of ASP.NET programming using C#.
System Administration - IT504
This unit aims to provide the knowledge needed to administer a system in Linux and Windows.
Content Management Systems - IT505
This unit 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.
Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce - IT506
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of business to consumer e-commerce.
The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:
  • Technopreneurship
  • Network Security
  • C#.NET Programming
  • System Administration
  • Content Management Systems
  • Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce
Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology

Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3 or high school equivalent award

Should be at least 18 years old

Entry to Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology

Completion of Level 4

Course Duration

Standard duration of the Level 4 & 5 programme is 12 months. The student is required to submit 12 assignments to complete both Level 4 and 5. Under the Fast-Track route, the student is required to complete two assignments per month and the programme can be completed in 6 months.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Programme Delivery

The academic courses at the London Institute of Business & Technology are delivered using a "Blended Learning" format, which allows students to pursue their desired qualifications at their own pace. Our feature-rich Learning Management System provides easy access to Virtual Class recordings, textbooks, multimedia content, and other resources, as well as unlimited on-demand tutoring free of charge. Our tutors can be reached via email, phone, Google Meet, or any other preferred channel of your choice.

Tuition Fee

Scholarships

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.

Total Programme Fee
The programme fee of both Level 4 & 5 combined is £1600.

Instalment Plans

Scholarships

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.

  • Standard Route: 12 instalments of £155 every month
  • Fast-Track: 6 instalments of £290 every month
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Enrolment Options

ALL-ACCESS PASS

Pay £0 during the trial period

£9
/month

Access to All Classes

Free 30-day Trial Period

No qualifications awarded

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Billed at £9 every month. This plan gives access to all the virtual classes delivered by LIBT, but you will not receive any academic qualifications or certifications.
MOST POPULAR

MONTHLY

ACADEMIC PATHWAY

£220
/month

No credit card required!

Pay in easy 8 installments

Free 30-day Trial Period

Access to LMS & All Classes

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Billed at £220 every month after trial period ends

ONE-TIME

ACADEMIC  PATHWAY

£1,600
1-time

No credit card required!

1-time Payment

Free 30-day Trial Period

Access to LMS & All Classes

Priority Onboarding & Tutor

No Additional Bank Charges

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Billed at £1,600 one time payment after the trial period ends

Standard ROUTE

Easy Monthly Payments

£155
/month

Access to LMS

Easy 12 instalments

Complete in 12 months

Unlimited tutor support

Requires submitting 1 assignment per month

Enrol
MOST POPULAR

FAST-TRACK

Easy Monthly Payments

£290
/month

Access to LMS

Easy 6 instalments

Complete in 6 months

Priority support

Unlimited tutor support

Requires submitting 2 assignments per month

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FLEXI MODE

ACADEMIC  PATHWAY

£1,600
1-time

Access to LMS

No monthly payments

Complete at your own pace

Priority support

Unlimited tutor support

Dedicated counselor

No additional bank charges

Career guidance & advise

Start TrialEnrol
Standard Route

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 12 instalments
Complete in 12 months
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 1 assignment per month
£155
/month
Get Started
Flexi Mode

Academic Pathway

Free Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Access to LMS
No monthly payments
Complete at your own pace
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Dedicated counselor
No additional bank charges
Career guidance & advise
£1,600
1-time
Get Started
Fast-Track

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 6 instalments
Complete in 6 months
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 2 assignments per month
£290
/month
Get Started
Total Fee £1,600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
PAYMENT TERMS

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £1600

  • 4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
  • 8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
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