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IT and Computing BTEC Level 3 at Wyke Sixth Form College

Course description

The Subsidiary Diploma is a 2-year course for students seeking a hands-on technical course to run alongside their other A-Level options. The course is equivalent to one A-level and is for students who have an interest in the subject, together with a keen desire to develop high-level technical skills and progress to university or into a career requiring computing skills.

 

The Extended Diploma is a 2-year course combining technical academic content with advanced work-related computing skills. The course is equivalent to three A-Levels and is a proven progression route to university and success in the computing industry. Students will discover how computers work, write computer programs, design and create web sites, create computer animations, develop advanced-level application skills, install and configure computer hardware and develop project management skills. In addition to high-level practical computing skills, students will also develop independent research skills, time management and personal organisation - skills valued by universities and business.

 

Course content

The Subsidiary Diploma includes the following units:

Communication and Employability Skills for IT

Computer Systems

Software Design and Development

Website Production

Computer Animation

Event Driven Programming

 

The Extended Diploma includes the following units:

Communication and Employability Skills for IT

Computer Systems

Software Design and Development

Website Production

Computer Animation

Event Driven Programming

Systems Analysis & Design

Information Systems

Multimedia Design

Computer Networks

Developing Computer Games

Client Side Customisation of Web Pages

Spreadsheet Modelling

Digital Graphics

Database Design

IT Technical Support

Web Server Scripting

Object Oriented Programming

Entry requirements

100% coursework with a mix of real-world scenario assignments designed not only to satisfy the course requirements but also to equip the student with a comprehensive set of skills valued by universities and employers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wyke Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 24 January 2018

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