Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF)

Provided by Informatics Academy Singapore

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Awarded by NCC Education


Course introduction

Introduction



The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF). Students will be introduced to more advanced topics in a range of areas including information systems analysis, database development and the principles of business operations.
Students will study a balance of academic and vocational subjects in order to provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills required to play a significant role in IT and business organisations.
On successful completion of the qualification students will be able to complete the final year of a degree at one of the many universities that recognise NCC Education qualifications or pursue a career in the business and IT industry.

Assessment Structure

Assessment Structure Global Examination Local Examination Global Assignment
PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN IT 100% NA NA
INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS 100% NA NA
DYNAMIC WEBSITES NA NA 100%
DATABASE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT NA 50% 50%
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND ORGANISATIONS 100% NA NA
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS 100% NA NA
OFFICE SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT NA 50% 50%
BUSINESS IT PROJECT NA NA 100%



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN IT – L5PIIT

Professional Issues in IT – highlights the professional issues that impact on  the development, deployment, maintenance and use of computer system. This unit will equip you with the knowledge surrounding social, ethical and legal issues applicable to the IT field and also a working understanding of software quality.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS – L5ISYSA

Information Systems Analysis – equips you with a range of tools to analyse the function and requirements of information systems, as well as the skills to compare systems analysis models and to examine them in the wider context  of the Internet and the social, economic and political climate of an organisation.

DYNAMIC WEBSITES – L5DWEB

Dynamic Websites – builds on existing knowledge of both databases and web design in order to build dynamic websites and also equips with a range of skills to present content on the World Wide Web.

DATABASE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT – L5DBDD

Database Design and Development – allows you to develop your skills in the design and development of databases and database management systems, as well as investigating enterprise applications of databases.

OFFICE SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT – L4OSD

Office Solutions Development – develops practical skills in the automation of common office applications to support a variety of tasks.

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS – L5PBO

Principles of Business Operations – is designed to help students appreciate and understand business operations in both the manufacturing and services sectors. The unit will cover the basic principles of operations within a global context from three key perspectives: understanding operations, designing operations and managing operations.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND ORGANISATIONS – L5ISO

Information Systems and Organisations – introduces the subject of information systems and technology in organisations, taking a broad perspective on how it can be managed effectively within the organisational context. Students will be able to demonstrate an appreciation of the role of information systems in modern organisations, including the management of social, cultural and political aspects that are important to successful adoption of technology.

BUSINESS IT PROJECT – L5BITPROJ

Business IT Project – gives the opportunity to gain practical experience in developing a system solution to an open-ended problem derived from the real world. 

 



Area of Studies


Progression Pathway

The qualification allows candidates entry to NCC Education’s final year top-up qualifications in Business (further entry requirements may apply), the third year of many UK university degrees or enables candidates to pursue a career in the business industry.

Graduation Requirement

Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be eligible for the NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF) awarded by NCC Education.



Entry Requirements


Age Requirement: 
18

Entry Requirement (Academic Qualification):
* NCC Education International Diploma in Computer Studies; OR
* NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (RQF); OR 
* NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (RQF); OR 
* Informatics Academy Diploma

Entry Requirement (English Proficiency):
IELTS min score of 5.5 or above; OR GCE 'O' Level English C6

Alternative Entry : 
Equivalent qualification from the CPE registered institutions in related field of studies; OR A local or international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to these awards. This shall be agreed with NCC Education in advance.



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Course Duration

Full-time 12 months
Part time 12 months 

Delivery Model

Combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops in a classroom environment at Informatics Academy campus. Lessons are typically in blocks of 3-4 hour sessions.

Intakes

March, June, September, December



Fees & Funding


  Domestic
Students
International
Students
Course Fee
Full-Time S$ 10,486 S$ 12,626
Part-Time S$ 8,988 NA
FPS
(Fee Protection Scheme)
S$73.40(FT)/S$ 62.92 S$ 88.38
Non-Refundable Application Fees S$ 107 S$ 321
Student Pass Processing And Administrative Fees NIL S$ 321
All fees stated above are indicative and inclusive of 7% GST. Refer to the personalized PEI-Student Contract for detailed fee payment schedule.

 

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