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IT and Computing Level 4 and 5

Open Study College
Course summary
2,199 GBP
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Level 4 -

Module 1: Introduction to Computing

  • Explore the fundamental components of computing including design, maintenance and configuration. 

Module 2: Introduction to Programming

  • Examine the basis of OOS and the role of programming into the broader aspects of the usage of applications. 

Module 3: Introduction to Databases

  • Understand database design and development and explore solutions to meet briefs and operations. 

Module 4: Requirements Engineering

  • Explore the requirements of IT and computing and analyse the role that they play in developing specifications and prototypes. 

Module 5: Systems Analysis and Design

  • Understand IS concepts and how the affect the needs of an organisation, including business processes and tranforming information. 

Module 6: E-Commerce Applications

  • Explore the role that eCommerce plays in the modern world, particularly identifying aims and objectives and design issues that arise due to requirements. 

Module 7: Human Computer Interaction

  • Understand the principles of Human Computer interaction and evaluate HCI design and principles. 

Module 8: IT and Society

  • Examine the impact of technology on society and the trends and changes that it creates. Explore the potential conflicts regarding security and data management. 

Module 9: Information Systems Project Management

  • Explore project management and the role it plays in the development and implementation of specific IT projects. 

Module 10: Management Information Systems

  • Understand concepts of information systems and the role they play in supporting the needs of a business. 

Level 5 -

Module 1: Innovative Technologies in Computing

  • Discover innovative trends and disruptive advantages, and examine the new skills and knowledge of the current generation to be successful in the sector. 

Module 2: Computing Research Methods

  • Learn the skills required to undertake research as well as the qualitative and quantitative appraches required to work in this field. 

Module 3: Software Development Methodologies

  • Explore the role of systems engineering in developing software and various data models, software and processes. 

Module 4: Computing Project Planning

  • Understand how to create and manage projects using IT software and how this has different through the change of time. 

Module 5: Strategic Management Information Systems

  • Develop and understand the strategic role of MIS within an organisation and the impact it has on its outcomes and strategy plan. 

Module 6: Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in IT

  • Explore current issues in the IT sector and how these may impact on areas of security, confidentiality, privacy and the law.

Module 7: Network Design and Management

  • Explore the principles of networks and network design and implementation and support of network systems.

Module 8: Web-Based Development

  • Evaluate the design, deployment and management of virtualisation and its impact within a business, both commercially and potentially. 

Module 9: Cyber Security

  • Understand the importance of digital security within a business, its industry standards and recommendations that could be made for improvement. 

Module 10:  Advanced Databases

  • Learn the fundamentals of database design and development, including analysing and querying. 

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Pay Now: GBP 2199.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 344.85 with a deposit of GBP
229.90 totalling 2,299

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