IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Tyne Metropolitan College
The course for you if ...
You want to develop advanced IT skills across a wide range of digital platforms. This is the perfect course if you are looking for up-to-the-minute training in computing skills and want to study selected areas for today’s computer industry.
You will gain experience in a wide range of subjects including: online security; e-commerce; systems analysis and design; computer game development; animation and digital graphics.
Units you will study (across two years) include: Communications and employability skills in IT; Computer systems; Information systems; Systems analysis and design; Database design; Spreadsheet modelling; Website production; Software design and development; Event driven programming; Games platforms; Project planning with IT; Data analysis and design; Developing computer games; Web server scripting; Digital graphics; Computer animation; and Client side customisation of web pages.
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths; or a pass at Level 2 Diploma in IT; or equivalent. An interview with a course tutor is also required.
Assessment is ongoing and based on assignments.
Progression into further study at TyneMet or at university in an IT capacity, or in a specialist area requiring IT support.
Careers include: Programmer, Business Analyst, Network Engineer/Technician, IT Support Desk, Website Developer or Designer, Application Developer, Games Developer and Software and Hardware Engineer.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tyne Metropolitan College directly.