This course is the whole range of computer operations: programming, systems analysis, and systems design and computer management. As well as computing techniques, it provides detailed knowledge of general business management. Students completing the course, which is taught over three years, should be prepared for a professional career in information processing. Candidates completing the course are entered for the examinations of the IMIS, one of the leading professional bodies in the U.K.
On successful completion of all parts of the Institute's examination, students are entitled to Licentiate Membership of the Institute.
The IMIS Diploma is focussed around four themes, the central theme of the Management of Information Systems being covered with three supporting themes of the Technological Support for Information Systems, the Development of Information Systems and the Personal and Professional Skills that relate to Information Systems practice. It is this particular combination of themes that gives the IMIS Diploma its distinctive and popular orientation which sets it apart from other awards in theIS/IT field at this level.
The course culminates in a 2 hour written exam focusing on the one core module and each of the three optional modules of your choice.
In order to finish the Diploma in IT level candidates must complete a project.
There are two examination sessions per year
May / June
November / December
Examination entries must be made on the Examination Entry Form and must be received at the IDPM head office by:
May / June - 1st April
Nov / Dec - 1st Oct
The college is an examination centre
The Diploma Course continues on from the Foundation level although entry at this level is also available to candidates that comply with the entrance requirements. Completion of these examinations awards a Diploma Certificate and the general standard equates to the Ordinary National Certificate / Diploma (ONC/OND).
English Language Ability: Students must supply suitable evidence, that you have reached the relevant standard of IELTS at CEFR level B1
|Commencement (Intakes)||:||February, September|
|Study Mode||:||Full-Time(15-21 hrs. per week)|
|UK/EU students Fee||:||£3200/ year|
|Tier 4 (General) Student Fee||:||£3200/ year|
|Tier 4 (General) Overseas Fee||:||£3200/ year|