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IT: Application and Web Development Dip (OCR L3) at Sussex Downs College

Course description

We are very excited to offer a brand new range of courses, designed to teach cutting edge skillsets to highly motivated students looking to pursue a future in the fast moving Digital Technologies Sector.The qualifications aim to develop our students’ knowledge, understanding and skills of the principles of IT and Global Information Systems. Students will gain an insight into the IT sector as they investigate the pace of technological change, IT infrastructure, and the flow of information on a global scale, and the importance of legal and security considerations. Designed in collaboration with experts spanning the breadth of the sector, the Level 3 Cambridge Technicals in IT focus on the requirements that today’s universities and employers demand.Vocational Pathway:Application and Web Development focuses on the use and development of Apps and Web based technologies for application across a range of sectors, to include: mobile technology, digital marketing and the visualisation of Big Data.Our Foundation Diploma has 3 mandatory units. They are Fundamentals of IT, Global Information and Application Design.There are 5 Pathway Units which are:Project ManagementMobile TechnologySocial Media and Digital MarketingGames Design & PrototypingWeb Design & Prototyping.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements. There are no other course specific entry requirements.

Assessment

A wide range of centre assessed units with practical and wider project-basedassessment opportunities, as well as examined units on the Fundamentals of IT and Global Information has resulted in focused qualifications where students will practically apply their skills and knowledge in preparation for further study,apprenticeship or the workplace.Students will also develop professional, personal and social skills through interaction with peers, stakeholders and clients, as well as theoretical knowledge and understanding to underpin these skills. These support the transferable skills required by universities and employers such as communication, problem solving, time management, research and analytical skills.

Future opportunities

Employment / Apprenticeships / Higher Education

Further information

This course is specifically targeted at students who want to pursue a future in the Digital Industries through Higher Education or an Apprenticeship pathway.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 25 June 2018
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