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Computer Science BTEC at Tring School

Course description

Awarding Body: Edexcel

The Edexcel L3 BTEC in Computer Science gives students the opportunity to explore computing within a vocational context, covering a wide range of units. Using the well-resourced computer labs, students will be able to complete portfolio based work on projects to demonstrate their understanding of computing in a range of contexts. 

Course content

Students have mandatory units to complete in communication and employability skills, as well as computer systems. They will then move on to studying more speciļ¬c units in computer programming and website design.

Entry requirements

Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Grade 5 in GCSE Maths

Assessment

Equivalent in size to two A Levels.

10 units of which 6 are mandatory and 2 are external.

Mandatory content (67%).

External assessment (33%).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tring School directly.

Last updated date: 22 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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