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Web Design / Computer Games Design / Multimedia Programming – Subsidiary Diploma in IT/90 Credit 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 IT. The Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to an A Level at grade A*- C, whilst the 90 Credit diploma is equivalent to 1 1/2 A Levels at grade A*- C.

Course content

You will complete projects and coursework based on real life or work situations. Core units include Communicating and Employability Skills for IT, and Computer Systems.

Depending on where your interests lie, you can also choose from a range of units such as E-Commerce, Website Development, Web Animation, Web Media and Multimedia Design, Software Development, Event Driven programming, Developing Computer Games, Computer Animation, Computer Games Platform Technology and Computer Games Design.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grades A* - C, or equivalent qualifications. You will also need to achieve a Level 1/2 college test result for both English and Mathematics.


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

Future opportunities

Successful students may progress to Higher Education or the BTEC National Diploma/Extended Diploma.

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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