IT (Business) Level 3 Diploma at Northampton College
This 2 year course is aimed at students wishing to develop a range of IT skills for working in the IT industry.The core units you will study inlcude:- Communication and Employability Skills for IT- Computer Systems- Information Systems- Impact of the use of IT on Business Systems- Organisational Systems Security- E-CommerceSpecialist units* available for you to study include:- Spreadsheet Modelling- Database Design- Event Driven Programming- Human Computer Interaction- Website Production- Web Server Scripting- Digital Graphics and Computers- Developing Computer Games- Client-side Customisation of Web Pages*Specialist units are subject to change.
The course is suitable for anyone wanting to gain a range of knowledge within programming, web-development, e-commerce and advanced IT skills required within employment.
Four GCSEs at Grade C or BTEC Level 2 in IT at Merit
There will be continuous assessment (usually 3 or 4 assignments per module). A variety of assessment methods will be used which are all coursework based.
On successful completion of BTEC Level 3 in IT at Merit Grade or above you can apply for courses in Higher Education Universities are keen to offer BTEC students a place on degree or HND courses.The skills gained are very relevant for seeking employment in IT and Computing areas.
Students will be required to purchase a USB stick to back up work.Students aged 19 and over on 1st September will be required to pay an exam fee of £130.Trips - £30Resources - £35The above costs are approximate and payable at enrolment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton College directly.