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Diploma In Systems Analysis And Design - Level 4

South London College
Course summary
100 hours
199 GBP
Online courses
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Course description

This Diploma in Systems Analysis and Design – Level 4 is aimed IT professionals looking to master systems analysis and design to help organisations perform more effectively. This course is delivered by talented tutors who will not only show you how to study an organisation’s information systems and procedures, but will also teach you on how to design a system to satisfy specified requirements. All you need to enroll in this course is a recognised qualification at level 3 or above in a related disciple, and watch how this course turns you into a skilled systems analyst and designer.

This highly detailed course will familiarise you with information systems and the importance of systems analysis and design for an organisation. You will get into terms with all the systems analysing and designing tools to carry about your activities effectively, after which the course curriculum will emphasize on the fundamentals of systems analysis and design.

This insightful course will further show you how to use diagrams and models to study the information systems. Topics such as software development process, physical DFD, traditional SDLC and many more will also be amply covered through this course to further strengthen your knowledge on the subject. By the completion of this course, you will possess all what it takes to kick start a successful career in systems analysis and design.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that South London College  has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by South London College  to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  • IT professionals
  • Students
  • Individuals who want a career in systems analysis and design

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04534

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Information systems

1.1 introduction to systems analysis and design

1.2 What is an information system?

1.3 The system development life cycle

1.4 summary


2.1 system analyses

2.2 requirements modelling

2.3 functional decomposition

2.4 identifying functions and processes

2.5 dataflow diagram notation


3.1 drawing a physical DFD

3.2 DFD errors

3.3 drawing a logical DFD

3.4 levelled data flow diagrams

3.5 The context (level 0) diagram

3.6 The data dictionary

3.7 process specification

3.8 decision trees

3.9 decision tables

3.10 structured English

3.11 requirements catalogue

3.12 summary

Module 04: Object Orientation

4.1 object oriented analysis

4.2 objects and classes

4.3 use case modelling

Module 05: DIAGRAM

5.1 class diagram

5.2 sequence diagrams

5.3 state machine diagrams

5.4 activity diagrams

5.5 business process modelling

5.6 summary


6.1 systems design

6.2 data design

6.3 entity modelling

6.4 normalisation

6.5 module

6.4 identifying relations


7.1 data table structures

7.2 human-computer interaction

7.3 system architecture

7.4 network topology

7.5 ring topology

7.6 star topology

7.7 design documentation

7.8 summary


8.1 systems implementation

8.2 software design

8.3 software development and testing

8.4 documentation and training

8.5 system changeover

8.6 summary


9.1 systems maintenance

9.2 user support and training

9.2 software maintenance

9.3 system performance

9.4 system security

9.5 system termination

9.6 summary

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.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Systems Analysis and Design – Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.



Continuing Studies

Once you successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in Systems Analysis and Design, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion.

  • Systems Analyst - £30,048 per annum
  • Support Analyst - £23,621 per annum
  • Business Systems Analyst - £32,976 per annum
  • Business Analyst - £35,862 per anum

Others jobs you can get

  • Professionals
  • Students

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South London College

South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...

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