International University Transfer Programme in Computing
Gateway Graduate School (GGS) offers the NCC Education’s Level 4 Diploma in Computing as a qualification equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree programme in Computing and Information Technology related fields. The NCC Level 4 Diploma in Computing is also available as an accelerated programme for students completing their Advanced Level studies at Gateway Colleges and other schools in Sri Lanka. The programme comprises 120 Credits. It is developed as per the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) of UK and is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL) in England. As such, it is internationally recognised as equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree programme in subjects pertaining to Computing and Information Technology.
Upon the successful completion of the NCC Level 4 Diploma in Computing, students will have the option of progressing onto a number of universities in Australia, UK and Ireland with whom NCC Education has direct progression agreements to pursue their degree year two studies. Alternatively, after the successful completion of the NCC Level 4 Diploma in Computing, students can pursue and complete their full degree studies under two years in Sri Lanka to earn a BSc (Hons) Computing degree from Teesside University.* This option will enable our students to earn a reputed international degree, which is designed to incorporate industry-relevant and futuristic technological and design skills, at affordable fees in Sri Lanka.
DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME AND INTAKES
The standard duration to earn the NCC Level 4 Diploma in Computing is one year. However, it can also be offered as an accelerated programme under a period of nine (9) months to cohorts of students.
There will be two intakes every year: January and September
Candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
- A minimum of one Advanced Level subject plus a minimum of grades C for the subjects of Mathematics and English at OLs/IGCSEs.
- The NCC Level 3 International Foundation Diploma in Higher Education Studies offered by Gateway Graduate School
The NCC Level 4 Diploma in Computing is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL) in the UK. As such, it will enable those who have successfully completed the qualification to transfer to various universities across the world with exemptions equivalent to the first year’s degree studies.