RBC Diploma in Computing Level 6 course offered by Royal Business College has 5 different modules. These modules comprise a mix of Software Development, Database Development, Generic Computing, Programming Language and Networking subjects.
Ideally, the course is suited to people with some basic background in Computing and an understanding of business, wanting to pursue or move into a Computing/IT career, or further study in computing and related fields at Higher Diploma or National Degree Level. The course is a natural progression from the National Diploma in Computing Level 5 course with credits gained in the level 5 course being used to meet the requirements of this qualification.
The qualification has a flexible structure to allow for changing requirements in the computing industry, and to provide learning programmes with a predominantly computing component but tailored to meet the needs of a wide range of industries. The course is structured around course modules which will be studied over a 40 week period. Three hours per day is studied on campus. The rest of the time is self directed study based on and off campus to suit individual need and learning style. Modules are based on approximately 8 week blocks.
Students who do not have English as a first language will need to show that they are capable of successfully completing the course by meeting at least one of the following entry conditions: An IELTS score of 6.0 (academic) OR TOEFL Paper score of 513 or OR Passed the Royal Business College English Test