IT and Ecommerce, University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)

Available Options

Diploma in IT and E-commerce (Level 4)

£ 1300
  • University 1st Year (Level 4) Full Course Materials and Exams

Access to full course materials, exams, tutor support and payment plan.

Undergraduate IT and E-commerce (Level 4&5)

£ 1595
  • Two courses
  • University 1st Year (Level 4) Full Course Materials and Exams
  • University 2nd Year (Level 5) Full Course Materials and Exams

Access to full course materials, exams, tutor support and payment plan.

Diploma in IT and E-commerce (Level 5)

£ 1300
  • University 2nd Year (Level 5) Full Course Materials and Exams

Access to full course materials, exams, tutor support and payment plan.

About the course
With the number of people shopping online on the rise, and the number of online stores ever increasing, it’s becoming more and more important for retailers and eCommerce stores to know how to optimise and promote their websites to increase site visitors and revenues.

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.

The online Level 4 Diploma in IT and Computing and the Level 5 Diploma in IT and eCommerce are a 240-credit qualification, it includes 10 modules and written assignments at Level 4 and 6 modules and written assignments at Level 5. 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.

Course Modules

  • Computer systems and software
  • Computer programming
  • Relational database systems
  • Software engineering
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Network security
  • C#.NET Programming
  • Business to Business (B2B) E-commerce
  • Business to Consumer (B2C) E-commerce

Course Summary

Qualification Type: Undergraduate

Level: 4 & 5

Credit: 240

Duration: Flexible

Study Method: Online

Progression

You can progress to the following Universities

  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
  • Middlesex University
  • Southampton Solent University
  • University of Derby
    University of Lincoln
  • Charles Bekeev International University (CBIU)

Full Course Details

  • Level 4 Modules
  • Level 5 Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees & Funding
  • Assignments
  • Progression

Computer systems and software
This module will develop learners’ understanding of the integration of hardware and software components.

Computer programming
Learners will use different tools and techniques to design, implement and test programs, following the system life cycle.

Relational database systems
This unit will develop learners’ understanding of database systems and data analysis and modelling.

Software engineering
Leaners will gain an understanding of the need for Software Engineering and the different methods and techniques.

Systems analysis and design
This module provides an understanding of IS concepts and how they relate to organisation needs in respect of business processes and transformation of information.

E- Commerce applications
This module explores the role of e-commerce in the modern world.

Human computer interaction
This module will develop students understanding of principles and models of human computer Interaction and evaluate existing design and use this to help them plan their own prototype multimedia user interface.

IT and society
This module examines the impact of technology on society and explores trends and changes created.

Information systems project management
This module explores elements of project management which is the key to a successful development and implementation of a specific IT project.

Management information systems
This module focuses on understanding concepts of information systems and how they support business needs in terms of information processing and data processing.

Technopreneurship
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.

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

Learners must also have an appropriate standard of English to enable them to access relevant resources and complete the course modules and assignments.


Is the online payment taken immediately?

Yes. Once NLC has received the cleared funds your course material will be released to you immediately.

Is there any financial assistance available?
NLC offers an interest free payment plan so that you can pay for your course over a set number of months. Contact us for more information about this.
UK students may also be eligible for student loans for the university top-up programme. Learners should make enquiries direct to their chosen university.

Are there likely to be any additional costs?
This will depend on your chosen course and any extra or additional learning resources that may be needed. This will be explained before you commit yourself to the course.
What payment options are available?
Payment can be made online through bank transfer or through any of our international banks.

How much do assessments cost?
Assessments are included with the course purchases.

On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 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. Management information systems
  2. IT and society
  3. Computer systems and software
  4. Computer programming
  5. Relational database systems
  6. Software engineering
  7. Systems analysis and design
  8. E-commerce applications
  9. Human computer interactions
  10. Information systems theory

More information about the level 4 units can be found here https://athe.co.uk/level-4-computing/

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1. Technopreneurship
  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/

If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university, the costs are as follows. Please note, the below costs are for distance learning/online only. You have the option of finishing on campus; costs will vary depending on which university you wish to complete your final year.

University of Derby

Top up Final Year in Computing and Information Technology BSc (Hons) 

Southampton Solent University

BSc (Hons) Information Technology for Business

University of Lincoln

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems) Top-Up
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Technology) Top-Up

University of Portsmouth

BA (Hons) Business and Computer Studies

BSc (Hons) Applied Computing

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems top-up degree

Middlesex University

BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems (final year)

BSc (Hons) Information Technology & Business Information Systems (top up)

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.

Charles Bekeev International University (CBIU)

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Top up available.

Please enquire for top up prices for Charles Bekeev International University (CBIU)