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IT (Level 3 Extended Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This is perfect if you’d like to pursue a career in IT, with an emphasis on gaining the right qualification to apply to university.

You’ll learn units including:

  • Principles of computer science
  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • Planning and management of computing projects
  • Software design and development project
  • IT systems security
  • Business applications of social media
  • The impact of computing
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Digital graphics and animation
  • Website development
  • Computer forensics

You can expect a work-related (vocational) course which will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need in order to work as a professional in the computing sector or to go into higher education, either at the College or at university.

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Location Date

Location:

Maid Marian Way
Nottingham
NG1 6AB

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000418 / Q002278

Qualification

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT

Duration

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need:

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4/A*-C, including English Language and Maths at Grade 9-4/A*-C; or
  • A relevant Level 2 vocational qualification plus English Language and Maths at GCSE Grade 9-4/A*-C.

Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE Grade 9-4/A*-C.

Teaching & assessment

All units are assessed and graded through assignments.

Progression

Choose to follow with an HND/C in Computing and Systems Development, the Level 4 Diploma in ICT or a career in the IT industry.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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