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.
111 Canal Street
Start: 8th September 2020
Course code: C000418 / Q002278
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths at grades 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 4 (C).
All units are assessed and graded through assignments.
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.
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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