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​​The Academy for Advance Studies (TAAS)​ 

United Kingdom

As part of the Academy for Advance Studies (TAAS) global vision, TAAS provides a personalised and transformative learning experience to our learners. With a strong emphasis on transformative learning ethos that is underpinned by the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 26). “Everyone has the right to education. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all based on merit”.

Providing high-quality, inclusive, and market-led courses for our students is not just a mission statement but is our ethos, as we prepare students for a lifetime of professional and personal success. TAAS designed and delivered courses that combine academic depth and intellectual breadth, to provide learners with the freedom to explore their interests using a flexible approach.

Our education strategy places students at the centre, engaging them in collaborative learning in a supportive and well-resourced academic environment. We take our commitment to the students and society very seriously; More so, in an era of transition to a greener economy where sector-specific knowledge, skills and the right attitude to work play a major role.  

 

TAAS was founded by a group of highly qualified academics and teachers across several fields. TAAS has students across three continents and counting. Who are committed to educating learners to effectively shape the future and become the leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing world. 

Qualifications offered

Level 3 Diploma in Computing (L3DC)

The NCC Education Level 3 Diploma in Computing (L3DC) is an Ofqual-regulated qualfication. It is a general qualification that introduces the field of computing and equips students to show key transferable study skills, mathematical competency, and an understanding of the essential concepts of IT and practical computing skills. 

Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES)

The NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) is an Ofqual regulated qualification. It is a pre-university qualification developed by UK academics to help you progress successfully to undergraduate study. 

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Level 3 Diploma in Business (L3DB)

The NCC Education Level 3 Diploma in Business (L3DB) is regulated by Qualification Wales (QiW). It is an Applied General qualification which allows candidates to demonstrate key transferable study skills, mathematical competency and applied cultural understanding, particularly in the context of international business, as well as a grounding in the essential concepts of business and economics.

Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB)

The NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB) is a regulated qualification. It makes up the first year of the NCC Education Business Degree journey. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of a business degree in the UK university system.

Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC)

The NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) is an Ofqual regulated qualification. The qualification makes up the first year of a Computing/ IT degree pathway. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of an IT degree in the UK university system.

Level 4 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L4DC BM)

The Level 4 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L4DC BM)) (previously the Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L4DBIT)) makes up the first year of the NCC Education degree journey. The qualification is equivalent to the first year of an IT degree in the UK university system.

Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC)

The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (L5DC) is an Ofqual regulated qualification. The qualification (with specialisms) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing with Business Management (L4DC BM), exposing students to greater detail and more advanced topics in a range of areas including database development, information systems analysis, network security and cryptography.

Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L5DC BM)

The Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Business Management) (L5DC BM) (previously the Level 5 Diploma in Business IT (L5DBIT)) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business Information Technology (L4DBIT).

Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Cyber Security) (L5DC CS)

The Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Cyber Security (L5DC CS) (previously Level 5 Diploma in Cyber Security (L5DCS)) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey. This builds upon the knowledge gained during the Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC).

Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Data Science) (L5DC DS)

The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Data Science) (L5DC DS) is an Ofqual regulated qualification. NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing (with Data Science) (L5DC DS) makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey. This builds upon the knowledge gained during the Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC). 

   

Level 5 Diploma in Business (L5DB)

The NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business (L5DB) is a regulated qualification. The qualification makes up the second year of the NCC Education degree journey and builds upon the knowledge gained during the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Business (L4DB), exposing students to greater detail and more advanced topics in a range of areas including economics, marketing, finance and management.

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking Top-up Degree

The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Networking top-up degree is delivered online by NCC Education and is a natural progression from our Level 5 Diploma in Computing with Cyber Security. This final year is awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan).

The programme aims to equip graduates with the knowledge, technical and interpersonal skills necessary for taking part in the design, implementation, management and security of modern computer systems.

BSc (Hons) Computing Top-up Degree

The BSc (Hons) Computing (with specialisations available in Network Systems and Information Systems) Top-up Degree is delivered by NCC Education Accredited Partner Centres, validated and awarded by the University of Greenwich. This programme has been designed to prepare students for employment in the IT sector.

BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree

The BSc (Hons) Business Computing and Information Systems Top-up Degree is delivered online by NCC Education, validated and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). This programme has been designed to prepare students for employment in the IT sector.

BEng (Hons) Software Engineering Top-Up

The BEng (Hons) Software Engineering Top-Up degree is delivered online by Western International College Online (WINC) and provides progression from NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing. This final year top-up degree is awarded by the University of Bolton.

 

 

 

 

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Top-Up)

The BSc (Hons) Business Management top-up degree is delivered online by Western International College Online (WINC) and provides progression from NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Business. This final-year top-up degree is awarded by the University of Bolton.

The programme aims to build upon the Business Management knowledge gained at Level 4 and 5 and enhance students’ professional skills, preparing them for the global business world. It also provides students with the opportunity to develop specialist business expertise across different areas.

Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (L7DBM)

The NCC Education Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (L7DBM) is an Ofqual regulated qualification that will help you understand and apply up to date management theory and practice in the fields of marketing, information strategy, project management, finance, leadership and entrepreneurship.

Pre-Master’s in Business (PMB)

This programme is designed to enable candidates to efficiently bridge the gap between their existing qualifications and a master’s qualification. On successful completion students will be able to progress directly on to a master’s degree programme.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Top-up

The NCC Education Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (L7DBM) is an Ofqual regulated qualification that is recognised as a suitable entry route onto the University of Plymouth‘s MBA top-up programme. This route allows students to fast-track their studies to gain a full MBA award.

Short Course in Data Science

Understanding the theory behind Data Science and the methodologies that can be applied, will enable you to apply a forward-looking approach to past and current data and predict future outcomes.

Short Course in Cyber Security

Participants will gain knowledge of the fundamental principles, underlying theory and practical skills employed in securing information and networks.

Short Course in Computer Basics

An introduction to the basic skills required in using word processors, spreadsheets and presentation software.

Short Course in Artificial Intelligence

The Short Course in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is suitable for IT working professionals and graduates.

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