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BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma/Diploma/Extended Diploma in Information Technology at Bury College

Course description

The use of technology is forever increasing, and to some degree we all depend on technology to accomplish specific tasks. The course consists of a variety of units that explore emerging themes and will prepare learners for a range of higher education courses and job roles related to a particular sector.Year one:Unit 2 – Creating Systems to Manage Information – online practical examUnit 3 – Using Social Media in Business – courseworkYear two:Unit 1 – Information Technology Systems – written examUnit 5 – Data Modelling/Unit 6 Website Development - coursework

Entry requirements

Five or more GCSE’s at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including maths and English and IT (if studied). An interest in a career within the IT industry and a passion to follow one of the specific pathways.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

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: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.