PROFESSIONAL COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

IT has changed the way organisations communicate making business more efficient and competitive. The widespread use of computers has revolutionised business and the promise of further improvements in processing power means that this progression will continue.

ABMA qualifications in Computing and Information Systems are structured to enhance a studentís knowledge and skills, preparing them to be able to adapt and change modern technological capacities in business.

The majority of organisations depend on the design, implementation and management of IT. As an information systems graduate, your skills will be invaluable to employers from a range of sectors

Level Diploma 4 Level Diploma 5 Level Diploma 6
Information Systems Database Systems Software Engineering, Algorithm Design and Analysis
Computer Programming Software Development Enterprise Architecture
Information Systems Analysis and Design Information Systems Analysis and Design Organisational Security
Information Presentation and Analysis Web Applications Development IT Project Management
Web Technologies E-Commerce Strategy Scalable Web and e-Commerce

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ABMA qualifications have been devised to be flexible and adaptable allowing you to access the training that is relevant to you no matter what your current level of learning or experience. Simply look below to find out the Entry Requirements for each ABMA qualification level.

LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA

Should your current training not satisfy the entry requirements for the ABMA Level 4 Diploma, an ABMA Certificate level qualification will give you direct entry onto an ABMA Level 4 Diploma qualification.

Learners wishing to undertake a Level 4 Diploma qualification with ABMA Education should already be in possession of a level 3 qualification or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that students should possess a GCSE, or equivalent, in Maths and English, at Grade A* Ė D. Evidence of professional work experience can be submitted for a minimum of one year within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. Examples of evidence that ABMA will accept includes: Employer references detailing the learnerís duties and responsibilities Certificates of training/courses Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA

A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 5 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

  • An ABMA Level 4 Diploma
  • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above
  • Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of two years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma units for that specific qualification. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes: Employer references detailing the learnerís duties and responsibilities Certificates of training/courses Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained.

    LEVEL 6 DIPLOMA

    A new learner applying to study the ABMA Level 6 Diploma will be expected to have attained one of the following:

    • An ABMA Level 5 Diploma
    • A Higher National Diploma (HND)
    • A national or international qualification equivalent to the above
    Learners who wish to enter at this level can use their professional work experience as evidence, provided that this experience is a minimum of four years and situated within a job sector that is related to the subject area that the learner intends to study. The learner will be expected to have met all the learning outcomes outlined in the ABMA Level 4 Diploma and the ABMA Level 5 Diploma units for that specific qualification. Examples of evidence that ABMA Education will accept includes: Employer references detailing the learnerís duties and responsibilities Certificates of training/courses Learners are encouraged to submit to ABMA Education details of all types of training that they have obtained. The above entry requirements are subject to change and all student registrations are accepted at the discretion of ABMA Education.