ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Computing Technologies (Artificial Intelligence)

ATHE LEVEL 7
Admissions Open for 2023
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COURSE TYPE

Post Graduate

Equivalent to

Post Graduation

LEARNING DELIVERY

Online/Face-to-Face

Course Summary

The ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Computing Technologies is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to further their studies and careers in the field of computing technologies.

The qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject experts, colleges, higher education institutions and businesses to ensure the qualification meets their needs.

The different pathways allow learners to study a more general (non-specified) programme or specialise in particular fields of study as listed below. All pathways have the same credit value. 

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Computing Technologies (Artificial Intelligence)

Why this course?

Gain a sound and coherent foundation in marketing, such that they will be able to define and execute practical marketing interventions that exist in professional practice.

Synthesize and critically evaluate theoretical frameworks of strategic marketing, business ethics, design, and innovation as applied to marketing.

Demonstrate an understanding of the practical value of these frameworks in a range of strategic business situations.

Evaluate a variety of creative approaches to product and service design, creativity and innovation that may contribute to organizational wealth.

Create frameworks for understanding and analyzing marketing processes in diverse organizational types, encountering different and changing marketing environments.

Develop practical research and analytical capabilities in the context of market-driven strategy and in particular in the formulation of value propositions in provider-customer relationships.

Review, modify, synthesize and apply transferable marketing concepts and skills in the management of product and market development, in particular from the strategic perspective.

Why this course?

Gain a sound and coherent foundation in marketing, such that they will be able to define and execute practical marketing interventions that exist in professional practice.

Synthesize and critically evaluate theoretical frameworks of strategic marketing, business ethics, design, and innovation as applied to marketing.

Demonstrate an understanding of the practical value of these frameworks in a range of strategic business situations.

Create frameworks for understanding and analyzing marketing processes in diverse organizational types, encountering different and changing marketing environments.

Develop practical research and analytical capabilities in the context of market-driven strategy and in particular in the formulation of value propositions in provider-customer relationships.

Review, modify, synthesize and apply transferable marketing concepts and skills in the management of product and market development, in particular from the strategic perspective.

Evaluate a variety of creative approaches to product and service design, creativity and innovation that may contribute to organizational wealth.

Course Modules

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy is a SCQF level 11 (RQF- equivalent Level 7) programme, and is abbreviated to BMS on the table below. The programme consists of 5 units, all of which are compulsory as shown:

 

Unit-1.
Strategic Management

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits: 20

Unit-2.
Strategic Financial Management

SCQF/RQF Level: 7/11
Credits: 20

Unit-3.
Change Management and Strategic Leadership

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 30

Unit-4.
Global Marketing

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 30

Unit-5.
Marketing for SME, Charity and the Public Sector

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 20

Total Credits: 120

Eligibility Criteria

For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

Typical Age

This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 19 and above.

Qualifications

For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

  • a first degree in Business, Management or related subjects or a level 6 qualification for example an ATHE Diploma in Management
  • other equivalent international qualifications.

Language

For those for whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

  • IELTs 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49

QAA Benchmark Statements

The EduQual Diploma in Business Marketing and Strategy is an SCQF Level 11/RQF equivalent Level 7 qualification and can be compared to the QAA Benchmark Statement (2015) on Master’s degrees in business and management (Type 1). For further information on this, please contact us at info@iimtstudies.co.uk.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL (sometimes referred to as APL) may be claimed by a learner in situations where: 1. The learner has already studied SCQF/RQF equivalent Level 7 units that meet the learning outcomes of the units of this programme. .
2.  The learner can also produce evidence to demonstrate how each of the assessment criteria have already been met.

In such a case, those matching units can be exempted from study, credits can be claimed, and the evidence supporting the RPL claim can be included in the learner’s portfolio of evidence when claiming the award.

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ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Computing Technologies (Artificial Intelligence)

National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Assessments in the form of management reports with a strong practical and professional orientation to the workplace will include:

Formative assessment will include:
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Peer review of work between individuals and groups.

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Material presented in class where clarity of argument, theoretical bases and evidence of depth of thought is supported with references to theory and currency of thought.

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Feedback in class situations on topics of current interest, and from textual material and research papers and articles.

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Evidence of the breadth of research may include internet sources where appropriate to the curriculum topics covered.

Summative assessment will be by assignment but the work needed may involve:
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Individual/group assessment

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Summative self-evaluation and critical reflection

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Written and/or oral forms of submission/presentation

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Case study evaluation for assignments

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Oral presentations both as groups and individuals

National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Assessments in the form of management reports with a strong practical and professional orientation to the workplace will include:

Formative assessment will include:
Summative assessment will be by assignment but the work needed may involve:

Course Details

Learners taking the Artificial intelligence Pathway take the five mandatory units and two units from the Artificial intelligence Pathway. For more information on this, please contact us at info@iimtstudies.co.uk.
 
Unit Name Unit Aims Credits Mandatory
Managing Innovation and Change in Computing This unit aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and understanding in order to manage innovation and change in computing environments. Learners will explore that change is constant and the importance of understanding and applying a process for managing change within an organisation. There will be a focus on innovation and changes that are common across the computing industry. 20 Yes
Systems Development and User Experience (UX) This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of the development of systems and how this is achieved using a range of systems development life cycle models (SDLC). Learners will focus on how to establish the user and technical requirements of the system and the considerations to make when developing a user interface. 20 Yes
Implementing and Managing Cyber Security This unit aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and understanding of securing computing systems and how to implement and manage cyber security in an enterprise environment. The unit will focus on the core principles to consider in order to secure systems appropriately. Learners will develop the knowledge and skills relating to security, detection, information and attack management in order to protect an organisation in the event of a cyber security attack. 20 Yes
Business Intelligence Systems This unit aims to help learners develop an understanding of business intelligence systems and the benefits of using such systems from an organisational point of view. Learners will focus on the key areas within business intelligence systems and develop an understanding of why business intelligence plays a fundamental role in organisational strategic planning. 20 Yes
Independent Project This unit aims to provide learners with the opportunity to undertake an independent project. In the unit learners can utilise the knowledge and understanding gained in previous units and from other areas of learning and experience to independently manage and complete a practical project. Learners will showcase the skills learned and their understanding of technologies whilst following formal project management techniques. 20 Yes
Artificial Intelligence This unit aims to provide learners with an introduction to the features of artificial intelligence including the philosophical foundations of artificial intelligence. This will include intelligence machines, artificial thinking and working like humans for example, speech recognition, problem-solving and learning. 10 Yes
Computer-based Research Methods This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of different computer-based research methods. Learners will plan their own research using associated techniques. Learners will also carry out a research project based on an area of interest within the computing technologies field, for example future/emerging technologies, cloud-based technologies. 10 Yes

Additional Information

The learning outcomes will be achieved by the use of the following learning and teaching methods and strategies:

  • Learning and teaching situations such as lectures, tutorials and seminars
  • Live and simulated case studies
  • Independent and group activities (class and non-class based)
  • Speakers and subject specialists

The lectures & course material and assessments will be in English Language.

The faculties will be drawn from Corporate Sector & the Academy field.

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