This is an excellent course for equipping students with valuable skills for employment and further study. It is also suited to students who are drawn towards Computer Science that don’t want to learn how to program and/or don’t meet its entry requirements.
You will study the following units:
Fundamentals of IT: You will develop an in depth understanding of IT technologies and practices. These will include hardware, networks, software, the ethical use of computers and how businesses use IT.
Global Information: You will discover the uses of information in the public domain, globally, in the cloud and across the Internet. Gaining an understanding of legislation and governing information within organisations.
Cyber Security: You will find out the range of threats, vulnerabilities and risks that impact on both individuals and organisations.
Project Management and Product Development: You will learn about and apply project planning skills and techniques, including key factors that can influence the success or failure of a project. The majority of these will be assessed in your ability to project
manage the product development for a client.