Study the Level 4 Diploma qualification in Cardiff – the equivalent to the first year of a Degree qualification in the UK university system.
The qualification allows students entry to either the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma (which is equivalent to year 2 of a typical UK honours degree), the second year of many UK university degree courses or a career in the business industry.
// Course Delivery
This is a face-to-face course that will be taught at our Academy in Cardiff. However, should the current lockdown be extended or travel restrictions affect the start date of this course, we will move students to our online Level 4 Diploma, which will consist of online tuition until December and face-to-face learning from January 2021.
To view more details about the blended Level 4 Diploma, please click here.
// Programme Dates and Cost
The next Level 4 Diploma will commence 21 September 2020 and end on 18 June 2021.
We offer flexible pricing plans to allow students to spread the cost of their course over 2 or 3 payments.
// 3 Pathways
Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB)
Students will be introduced to the many different aspects of international business in today’s world. Embarking on the qualification, they will be exposed to both academic and vocational aspects of a wide range of subjects, enabling them to gain the necessary knowledge and skills vital for a career in business or further studies.
Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L4DBIT)
Students will be given the opportunity to develop essential thinking and study skills in IT and business through a balance of academic and vocational subjects. They will be able to contribute to the development of computer systems and networks, databases and websites in a business context, whilst also developing an awareness of business needs.
The qualification will allow them to understand and enter the IT and business profession with the necessary knowledge expected within the industry and the ability to apply the skills to a range of IT-related functions.
Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC)
Students will be given the opportunity to develop essential thinking and study skills, not only within the computing domain, but also within the context of business through a balance of academic and vocational subjects. The qualification will allow them to understand and enter the computing profession with the necessary knowledge expected within the industry and the ability to apply the skills to a range of IT-related functions.
Business Information Technology
// Entry Requirements
Students must have at least one of the following:
- NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFD) or
- NCC Education Level 3 Diploma in Business (L3DB) or
- An international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC Education L3IFP or
- One GCE ‘A’ Level or equivalent, or an appropriate School Leaver’s Certificate deemed to be of a similar level and
- IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
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