NCC Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Computing (L5DC)

The Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Computing (L5DC) 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. Exposing you to greater detail and more advanced topics in a range of areas including database development, information systems analysis, and network security and cryptography.

You will study a balance of academic and vocational subjects in order to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to play a significant role in IT organizations.

On successful completion of the qualification you will be able to complete the final year of a degree at one of the many universities that recognize NCC Education qualifications, or pursue a career in the IT industry.


One year (Full time)

Entry Requirements

  • NCC Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC).
  • A local or international qualification which is deemed to be of a similar level to the NCC L4DC qualification. This must be agreed with NCC Education in advance.


You must study the following eight core units:
  • Professional Issues in IT
  • Network Security and Cryptography
  • Information Systems Analysis
  • Dynamic Websites
  • Analysis, Design and Implementation
  • Database Design and Development
  • Agile Development
  • Computing Project

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the NCC Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Computing, you will have acquired a critical understanding of the established principles of computing and developed new skills relevant to the IT industry. You will have also gained a breadth of knowledge in IT which will allow you to successfully implement your skills in further study or in a professional role within the IT profession.

Academic Progression

The qualification allows entry onto NCC Education's final year top-up qualifications in Computing awarded by University of Central Lancashire (UK), or to a third year of many UK university degree courses, or enables you to pursue a career in the IT industry.

Contact Details

Head Office

  • No 01 , 36th Lane
    (Opposite Devi Balika Vidyalaya),
    Colombo 08.
    Telephone: +94112695103, +94112695107
    Contact Person/s:
    Rushika de Silva, Imeshi Kandumulla

Kandy Branch

  • No- 496, Peradeniya Road,
    Kandy, Sri Lanka
    Telephone: +94812203377