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IT BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This course aims to provide a practicalbased approach to computing for anybody wishing to work in the industry, or progress to Higher Education study of the subject. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels.

Course content

This course aims to provide a practical based approach to computing for anybody wishing to work in the industry, or progress to Higher Education study of the subject.

The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels. Subjects studied include:

  • Communication & employability skills
  • Communications technologies
  • Computer games development
  • Computer systems
  • Event-driven programming
  • HCI
  • Information systems
  • IT systems troubleshooting
  • Organisational systems security
  • Principles of software design & development
  • Website production & management.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally possess 5 GCSEs (grade C or above, including English and Maths for the Diploma). You will also need to provide satisfactory references.

Assessment

Coursework

Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

These qualifications can lead directly on to a Higher Education course such as a degree or HNC/D. Alternatively, employment opportunities after completion include trainee e-Commerce Developers, trainee positions in management information systems or systems support. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grantham College directly.

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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