Postgraduate Diploma in Computing

Level 7 Diploma in Computing
Awarding Body
ATHE UK
Duration
4 - 8 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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Awarding Body
ATHE UK
Duration
4 - 8 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.

Programme Overview

The ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Computing Technologies is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to further their studies and careers in the field of computing technologies.

The qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject experts, colleges, higher education institutions and businesses to ensure the qualification meets their needs.

The different pathways allow learners to study a more general (non-specified) programme or specialise in particular fields of study as listed below. All pathways have the same credit value.

Modules
Mandatory Modules
Managing Innovation and Change in Computing - IT701
This unit aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and understanding in order to manage innovation and change in computing environments. Learners will explore that change is constant and the importance of understanding and applying a process for managing change within an organisation. There will be a focus on innovation and changes that are common across the computing industry.
Systems Development and User Experience (UX) - IT702
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the development of systems and how this is achieved using a range of systems development life cycle models (SDLC).
Implementing and Managing Cyber Security - IT703
This unit aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and understanding of securing computing systems and how to implement and manage cyber security in an enterprise environment. The unit will focus on the core principles to consider in order to secure systems appropriately.
Business Intelligence Systems - IT704
This unit aims to help learners develop an understanding of business intelligence systems and the benefits of using such systems from an organisational point of view.
Independent Project - IT705
This unit aims to provide learners with the opportunity to undertake an independent project. In the unit learners can utilise the knowledge and understanding gained in previous units and from other areas of learning and experience to independently manage and complete a practical project.
Specialization Modules (Data Analytics)
Data analytics and Big Data - IT706
This unit aims to provide learners with an advanced understanding of the processes involved with developing and launching a mobile application to meet user requirements
Computer-based Research Methods - IT707
This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of different computer-based research methods.
The assignment unit titles for the Level 7 course are: 
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Manage Team Performance
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance for Managers
  • Strategic Direction
  • Strategic Decision Taking
Specialization Modules (Artificial intelligence)
Artificial Intelligence - IT708
This unit aims to provide learners with an introduction to the features of artificial intelligence including the philosophical foundations of artificial intelligence. This will include intelligence machines, artificial thinking and working like humans for example, speech recognition, problem-solving and learning.
Computer-based Research Methods - IT709
This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of different computer-based research methods.
Specialization Modules (Software Engineering)
Agile Transformation - IT710
This unit aims to provide learners with the knowledge and uses of agile development within business environments. Learners will have the opportunity to explore the fundamental process of agile development including the methodologies used.
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP Systems) - IT711
This unit provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems.  Learners will learn system principles, their use and the benefits they can bring to an organisation.
Learning Outcomes
  • Reformulates and uses practical, conceptual or technological knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to create ways forward in contexts where there are many interacting factors.
  • Critically analyses, interprets and evaluates complex information, concepts and theories to produce modified conceptions.
  • Understands the wider contexts in which the area of study or work is located.
  • Understands current developments in the area of study or work.
  • Understands different theoretical and methodological perspectives and how they affect the area of study or work.
  • Use specialised skills to conceptualise and address problematic situations that involve many interacting factors.
  • Determine and use appropriate methodologies and approaches.
  • Design and undertake research, development or strategic activities to inform or produce change in the area of work or study.
  • Critically evaluate actions, methods and results and their short and long-term implications.
Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 7 Diploma in Computing

A bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification

Should be at least 22 years of age

or

A minimum work experience of 5 years

Course Duration

Standard duration of the Level 7 programme is 8 months. The student is required to submit 8 assignments to complete Level 7. Under the Fast-Track route, the student is required to complete two assignments per month and the programme can be completed in 4 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

Total Programme Fee
The programme fee for the Level 7 programme is £1600.

Instalment Plans

  • Standard Route: 8 instalments of £220 every month
  • Fast-Track: 4 instalments of £480 every month

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.

University Top-up Progression
  • MSc top up in Computing or a related subject, or an MBA top-up
  • Membership of professional associations
  • Increased employment opportunities
  • Career progression and promotion
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

Instagrad Career Guidance

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

Standard ROUTE

Easy Monthly Payments

£220
/month

Access to LMS

Easy 8 instalments

Complete in 8 months

Unlimited tutor support

Requires submitting 1 assignment per month

Enrol
MOST POPULAR

FAST-TRACK

Easy Monthly Payments

£480
/month

Access to LMS

Easy 4 instalments

Complete in 4 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 8 instalments
Complete in 8 months
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 1 assignment per month
£220
/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 4 instalments
Complete in 4 months
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 2 assignments per month
£480
/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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