CertHE Computing

course overview

Our CertHE Computing course lays a solid foundation in areas such as Network Design Fundamentals, Information Systems and Databases and Dynamic Website Development, giving you the skills, you need to start your career in Computing, or continue studying and become an expert in your chosen field.

Course features

Final Award: Certificate of Higher Education
Duration: 1 Year
Awarding Body: NCG
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Date: February, October
Delivery: Weekday
Fees: £9,250 / Year

Entry Requirements

Our entry requirements guide your qualifications for our courses. With personalized admissions and ambitious offers, we encourage high aspirations. At Elizabeth School, we recognize and support your potential for future success.

To apply for this course, applicants will require the following:
  • Entry Test For Computing 

  • Personal statement

  • ID/Passport

  • Level 3 qualification*

* Contact us for more information.

Applicant must meet the English Language requirements by taking or providing one of the following assessment tests:
  • English Language GCSE at grade C/4 or above

  • Level 2 Functional Skills English

  • IELTS 6.0 

  • Internal English Assessment 


Module CodeModule NameModule Credits
ACS100Academic Study Skills 10
NCS101 Network Design Fundamentals 20
CMP114 Dynamic Website Development 20
PRD100 Personal Development 10
CMP111 Information Systems and Databases 20
CMP112 Programming Fundamentals 20
WRL100 Work Related Learning 20

Teaching and Assessment

The assessment strategy aims to fulfil the learning outcomes by combining traditional assessment types with a variety of authentic assessments which allow students to progressively develop their skills throughout the programme.

Formative assessment and feedback is a key part of the programme’s strategy. These will allow students to practise new tasks and receive regular feedback, to give them guidance and confidence to perform well for their summative assessments. These could include presentations, work related projects, group-work, computer based simulations, essays, videos and business reports.

Course Fees

Home (UK) £9,250 / Year

The fees above are for the 2023/24 academic year but may be subject to change following any announcements by the UK Government (approved by Parliament) regarding maximum Undergraduate tuition fee caps for 2023/24.

In addition, ESL reserves the right to increase all full-time and part-time Undergraduate tuition fees mid-course, in line with any further inflationary increase in the Government tuition fee cap which is approved by Parliament. ESL will publish information about any changes to tuition fees on its website.

Additional Information

This course is awarded by NCG please see the attached link for NCG’s HE regulatory documents.


Course Regulated by the Office for Student (OfS)

Career Prospects

Careers can you go on to pursue with the Cert HE Computing programme

Information technology and telecommunications directors; Programmers and software development professionals; Web design and development professionals.