ICT (Computing) Level 4 and Level 5

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, The IT and Computing Diploma offered by LSTBS 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 IT and Computing Diploma course is a 240-credit course, it includes 10 modules and written assignments at each level. 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 Social Learning Forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their Diploma course.

Computing Level 6

Equivalent to a one-year top-up degree, you will build on your previous studies. Students specialise in a range of areas such as forensic computing, cyber security, human and computer interaction, quality assurance, database systems, networking, web design, 3D effects, gaming, programming and animation.

You will be required to complete an individual research project related to the main theme of your studies, in an area that interests you. This can take the form of a practical or theoretical project with the support of a tutor with relevant expertise.

If you’re not sure what your career goals are, your tutor will work with you to help shape your plans. Graduates move into a range of competitive industry areas and you will graduate with eligibility to become an associate member of the BCS.

You'll learn in our new purpose-built School of Computing and Technology. With dedicated research labs, purpose-built break-out areas, games consoles, 4k screens in social areas, industry-standard cyber security labs, plus the latest computing technology and software, you will be able to immerse yourself in your subject, both inside and outside your learning.