BTEC Computing (Single) - Block B@ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh
The BTEC National Extended Certificate is a practical, work-related course. Students will develop computational thinking skills to effectively analyse a problem, break it down into its component parts and design and evaluate solutions, Students learn by carrying out external examination and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.
Students focus on particular subject area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge. The course also benefits from a flexible unit structure which matches content to students’ interests. Possible optional units include Digital Graphics animation, mobile apps development and computer games development.
- Unit 1: Principles of Computer Science
- Unit 2: Fundamentals of Computer Systems
- Unit 7: IT systems Security and Encryption
- Unit 15:Website Development
- 5+ GCSEs A*-C (9-4)
- Grade 4 in English Language or Literature, Mathematics and a Science-related subject
Two units are assessed by examination and other units are assessed by reference to achieving specified learning outcomes.
This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.
Careers could include:
Computer Game Designer
Rav Hayre, Director of Learning ICT
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.