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IT (Business) Level 3 Diploma at Northampton College

Course description

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.

Course content

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Future opportunities

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.

Further information

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.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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