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Web Design / Computer Games Design / Multimedia Programming – Diploma and Extended Diploma in IT Level 3 at Sandwell College

Course description

This course is designed for those who wish to gain a more practical, work related or vocational qualification in Computing. The Diploma is equivalent to 2 A Levels at grade A*- C, whilst the Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels at grade A*- C.

Course content

You will complete projects and coursework based on real life or work situations. Core unit include Information Systems. You can then choose from a range of units depending on which route you have chosen to follow.

Units for the Diploma include Systems, Multimedia Design, Software Development Event Driven programming Developing Computer Games, Computer Animation, and Computer Games Platform Technology, amongst others.

Units for the Extended Diploma include Project Planning, Object Oriented Programming, , Controlling Systems, Multimedia Design, Software Development Event Driven programming Developing Computer Games, Computer Animation, and Computer Games Platform Technology, amongst others.

Entry requirements

Applicants for the Diploma must have completed the Subsidiary Diploma in IT, whilst applicants for the Extended Diploma must have completed the 90 Credit Diploma.

Assessment

Practical projects and coursework are graded with Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Future opportunities

Successful students can go on to Higher Education including honours degrees or the HNC in Computing and Systems Development.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 June 2016

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