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IT and E-commerce, University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the IT and E-commerce Diploma offered ... Show more
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About the course

As online shopping continues to surge and e-Commerce stores multiply, optimizing and promoting websites to boost traffic and revenue is vital for retailers. If you are looking to excel in this dynamic field, the Online Business School’s Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology and Level 5 Diploma in IT and E-Commerce is the perfect choice.

Course Structure and Content

Our online Level 4/5 Diploma in IT and eCommerce, totaling 240 credits, provides an equivalent to the first and second years of a university degree. The course includes:

Level 4 (First Year)

  • 10 Comprehensive Modules: Covering fundamental IT and eCommerce topics, including web development, database management, and digital marketing.
  • 6 Written Assignments: Demonstrate your understanding and application of the material through detailed assignments.

Level 5 (Second Year)

  • 6 Advanced Modules: Building on the knowledge gained in Level 4 with more in-depth study of IT and eCommerce.
  • 6 Written Assignments: Further enhance your skills and readiness for the IT and eCommerce industry.

Throughout the course, you’ll have access to various support services, including:

  • Tutor Assistance and Webinars: Receive guidance and insights from experienced professionals.
  • Social Learning Forum: Collaborate with peers, share knowledge, and discuss ideas.
  • Supplementary Materials: Access a range of resources to support your studies and assignments.

Explore more about our IT and E-Commerce Courses to see how this program can benefit your career.

ELCAS Funding Eligibility

Exciting news: This course is eligible for ELCAS funding, making your educational aspirations more accessible than ever.

Learn more about ELCAS funding and how it can support your educational journey.

University Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Level 4/5 Diploma in IT and eCommerce, you can progress to the final year of an undergraduate degree at several prestigious universities, including:

  • Middlesex University
  • University of Derby
  • Southampton Solent University

Discover the possibilities with our University Progression Opportunities and take the next step in your academic career.

Career Advancement

This diploma equips you with the skills necessary to pursue a full undergraduate degree and a successful career in IT and eCommerce. Whether you aim to become an IT specialist, eCommerce manager, or another related professional, our course will provide the foundation you need.

Why Choose Our Course?

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Gain in-depth knowledge and practical skills in IT and eCommerce.
  • Flexible Learning: Study at your own pace with access to extensive online resources and support.
  • Career Advancement: Enhance your capabilities and open doors to further education and professional opportunities.
  • Global Recognition: Earn a qualification recognized by leading universities and organizations.

Read more about the benefits of our programs to see why LABM is the right choice for your professional development.

Enroll Today

Propel your IT career forward with our Level 4/5 Diploma in IT and E-Commerce. Contact us now to learn more about enrollment, course details, and how you can achieve your professional goals.

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Course Details

All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
excluding ELCAS funded learners

If you decide to top up to a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are as follows.

Middlesex University

BSc Information Systems (Top-up) - £6,000

BSc (Hons) Information Technology and Business Information Systems (Top-up) - ON CAMPUS - £9,250 (UK)/ £14,700 (INT/EU)

University of Derby

BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology - £5,250

Southampton Solent University

BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business, fee £9,250

University of Huddersfield

BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Top-up) - ON CAMPUS - £9,250

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.

To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enroling on to the Level 5 course, you must complete the Level 4 or equivalent.

Computer Systems and Software:
Enhance understanding of hardware and software integration.

Computer Programming:
Utilise various tools and techniques for program design, implementation, and testing following the system life cycle.

Relational Database Systems:
Develop insight into database systems, data analysis, and modelling.

Software Engineering:
Comprehend the necessity for software engineering and explore diverse methods and techniques.

Systems Analysis and Design:
Gain an understanding of Information Systems (IS) concepts and their alignment with organizational needs, especially concerning business processes and information transformation.
E-Commerce Applications:
Explore the role of e-commerce in the contemporary world, focusing on identifying business aims, objectives, and design considerations stemming from requirements.

Human-Computer Interaction:
Develop an understanding of human-computer interaction principles and models, evaluating existing HCI designs and principles to plan multimedia user interfaces.

IT and Society:
Examine technology's impact on society, exploring trends, changes, management issues, and potential conflicts related to security and data management.

Information Systems Theory and Practice:
Explore project management elements crucial for successful IT project development and implementation.

Management Information Systems:
Focus on understanding information system concepts and their support for business needs in information and data processing.

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
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
This unit aims to provide learners with the basic concepts and principles of ASP.NET programming using C#. This will enable learners to understand how to create dynamic web pages using server side programming techniques

System Administration
This unit aims to provide the knowledge needed to administer a system in Linux and Windows. Topics covered include user and group management; file system management; task automation; shell scripting; Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers; mail servers; domain name servers; files and printers sharing; basic utilities and tools; application management; registry; local and group policies; backup policies; restore policies and performance tuning

Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of business to consumer e-commerce. This includes the concepts and techniques used in mobile e-commerce and ticketing, the psychology of marketing, artificial intelligence (AI) in image recognition and social commerce.

Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce
This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge of Business to business (B2B) e-commerce. This includes Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), online transaction processing, inventory management systems and supply chain management.

The Qualifi level 4/5 IT and E-commerce course is made up of 6 written assignments at each level. The assignments are approximately 2,000-3,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Information technology and IT ethics
  2. Mathematics and statistics for IT
  3. PC maintenance and operating systems
  4. Computer graphics editing and database concepts.
  5. Logical IT Networking
  6. Web Design

More information about the level 4 units can be found here https://qualifi.net/qualifi-level-4-diploma-in-information-technology/

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1. Technopreneur-ship
  2. Network security
  3. C#.NET programming
  4. System administration
  5. Business to business (B2B) E-commerce
  6. Business to consumer (B2C) E-commerce

More information about the level 5 units can be found here https://qualifi.net/qualifi-level-5-diploma-in-it-e-commerce/

Whilst studying this course students will develop their skills in programming, systems analysis and design, software development. Upon successful completion of the course, students can pursue a career in IT within the public or private sector.

IT and E-commerce, University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)
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