Taught course

Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management)

London School of Emerging Technology
After School

Entry requirements

Course Highlights

  • Hands-on Sessions

  • Paid Internship Program

  • Industry Mentors

  • Group activities

  • Presentations

  • Project-based Learning

  • Real world development experience

Learning Objectives

  • Develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required to work as a software developer

  • Understand the principles of software development, software engineering and business management

  • Develop the ability to use a range of software development tools, techniques and approaches

  • Apply software development principles to a variety of computing settings

  • Develop the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals

  • Develop the ability to lead and manage software projects

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of business management and economics

  • Develop the ability to critically evaluate the use of computing in organisations

  • Develop an understanding of the ethical, legal and security implications of software development and use

In this course, you will learn the following

  • Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of computer programming, software engineering and business management

  • Gain an appreciation of the wider implications of computing and business management

  • Develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of computing and business management

  • Develop the confidence to use ICT systems in a variety of contexts

  • Apply the principles and practices of project management to the development of software solutions

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of organisations within the computing and business sectors

  • Develop an understanding of the ethical, cultural and professional issues associated with the use of computing and business systems

  • Develop the skills to analyse, design, implement and evaluate software solutions to meet business requirements

What can I do with Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management?

Are you looking for a way to combine your business management and computing skills? A Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management (L5DC BM) may be the perfect solution for you. This diploma is designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the business and technology industries. With this diploma, you’ll learn to analyse and interpret business data, apply business principles to computing solutions, and create effective strategies for working with clients. You’ll also gain valuable technical skills and be able to develop your own software applications. This diploma is the perfect way to gain a competitive edge in the business and technology world and open up a variety of career opportunities. So, if you're looking to take your business and computing skills to the next level, the Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management (L5DC BM) is the perfect choice.

The Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management (L5DC BM) is a highly sought-after qualification, providing you with the skills and knowledge to become an effective professional in the tech and business sectors. The qualification is designed to help you develop a range of skills, including computer networking, database management, project management, and business operations. With this qualification, you can pursue a career in a range of IT and business roles, whether within the public or private sector, or even as a freelancer. With the help of the L5DC BM, you can gain the necessary experience and qualifications to become an expert in the field and make an impact in the industry.

Skills you will Gain

  • Analyses of information systems

  • Developing dynamic websites

  • Design and development of databases

  • IT project for business

  • Organisations and information systems

  • Business Operations Principles

Reasons to Choose LSET

  • Interactive live sessions by industry experts.

  • Practical classes with project-based learning with hands-on activities.

  • International learning platform to promote collaboration and teamwork.

  • Most up-to-date course curriculum based on current industry demand.

  • Gain access to various e-learning resources.

  • One-to-one attention to ensure maximum participation in the classes.

  • Lifetime career guidance to get the students employed in good companies.

  • Free lifetime membership to the LSET Alumni Club

Complete Learning Experience

This course provides a hands-on, guided learning experience to help you learn the fundamentals practically.

  • We constantly update the curriculum to include the latest releases and features.

  • We focus on teaching the industry's best practices and standards.

  • We let you explore the topics through guided hands-on sessions.

  • We provide industry professional mentor support to every student.

  • We give you an opportunity to work on real world examples.

  • Work with hands-on projects and assignments.

  • We help you build a technical portfolio that you can present to prospective employers.

What Will Be Your Responsibilities?

  • Work creatively in a problem-solving environment.

  • Ask questions and participate in class discussions.

  • Work on assignments and quizzes promptly.

  • Read additional resources on the course topics and ask questions in class.

  • Actively participate in team projects and presentations.

  • Work with the career development department to prepare for interviews

  • Respond promptly to the instructors, student service officers, career development officers, etc.

  • And most importantly, have fun while learning at LSET.

Benefits of LSET Certificate

Earning the LSET Certificate means you have demonstrated hard-working capabilities and learnt the latest technologies by completing hands-on exercises and real-world projects.

Following are some of the traits employers can trust you have built up through your course;

  • You know how to work in a team environment and communicate well.

  • You know the tools which are necessary for your desired job.

  • You know how to use the latest technologies to develop technologically advanced solutions.

  • You have developed problem-solving skills to navigate complex problem scenarios and find the right solutions.

  • You are now ready to take on the challenge and help your prospective employer to build the desired solutions.

What to expect after completing the course?

After earning your certificate from LSET, you can join the LSET’s Alumni club. There are countless benefits associated with the Alumni Club membership. As a member of LSET Alumni, you can expect the following;

  • LSET to hold your hand to find a successful career

  • Advice you on choosing the right job based on your passion and goals

  • Connect you with industry experts for career progression

  • Provide you opportunities to participate in events to keep yourself updated

  • Provide you with a chance to contribute to the game-changing open-source projects

  • Provide you with a platform to shine by allowing you to speak at our events

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L5DC BM) is an Ofqual-approved qualification. It constitutes the second year of the NCC Education degree program and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L5DC BM). Providing students with an opportunity to learn more about various topics, such as system analysis, information systems and organisations.

Option 1

  1. Topic: Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management
  2. Full-time: 6 Months

Option 2

  1. Topic: Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management
  2. Add-On:Project
  3. Full-time: 8 Months

Option 3

  1. Topic: Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Business Management
  2. Add-On: Project &Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program
  3. Full-time: 15 Months

Note: Our Industrial Training and Internship program includes a guaranteed 6 months paid internship (from 10 hours to 40 hours per week) with a technology company. Due to visa restrictions, some international students may not be able to participate in this program.


The Job Guarantee program is available only to candidates who enrol in Option 3 (Project and Industrial Training and Paid Internship Program). It is important to note, however, that the Job Guarantee program has its own selection criteria, so not everyone may be considered for the program. To learn more about the Job Guarantee program, please visit Job Guaranteed Software Courses

In the second year of the NCC Education degree journey, the Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L5DC BM) replaces the Level 5 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L5DBIT) and builds upon the knowledge acquired during the Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L4DBIT) program.

In this course, students will learn advanced topics such as the analysis of information systems, the development of databases, and the principles of business operations.

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to play a significant role in IT and business environments.

After successfully completing the qualification, students may complete the final year of their degree with the NCC Education Business Computing and Information Systems Top Up, validated by UCLan, the University of Greenwich Business Information Technology Top Up delivered by our Accredited Partner Centres, at one of the many universities that recognize NCC Education qualifications, or pursue a career in the IT industry.

Information for international students

Information for applicants from the EU, EEA and Switzerland

A new set of regulations and guidance has been published by the UK Council for International Student Affairs on 11 May 2021 regarding the assessment of fee status for international students. The fee status assessments will be conducted in accordance with this guidance.

In the event that you are an EU national and do not reside in the United Kingdom, you may be subject to overseas fees. Students with settled and pre-settled status in the UK and some other categories of students who work in the UK can qualify for Home fee status as long as they meet the residence criteria.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • After School
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Entry Criteria

  • NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC)

If a potential student’s first language is not English, they must also reach the English Language requirements of either:
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score of 5.5. Alternatively, take the free NCC Education Higher English Placement Test.


GCE ‘O’ Level English C6.

Course contact details

London School of Emerging Technology
+44 (0) 20 3369 9909