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Computer Science & Creative Technologies BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

On this course you will be using computing technology to develop your skills and ideas in the rapidly expanding areas of games and web development. You will explore other programming languages and computing technologies to equip you with the skills needed to enter this exciting industry

Course content

Units include: Web design, games programming, applications design, graphics, programming, and computer hardware. The programme of study will give you the opportunity to study English and maths if you do not already hold a Grade C. You will also undertake work related learning to develop your employability skills.

Entry requirements

GCSE TARIFF

A minimum of 5 A*-C/ 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English

Assessment

You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment methods

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Students can progress onto a HND Computing at the College or to university to continue their studies with a degree.
 

Further information

If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass.

Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass
 

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: 24 October 2017

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    • Our Parson's Walk Centre houses a wide range of vocational courses and provides a unique and exciting atmosphere.

      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

      This Centre also houses the College's largest Learning Resource Centre to provide help and support to all students in the use of the library and IT facilities. Our dedicated team of staff are on hand to provide assistance with electronic books and databases, information skills and one-to-one sessions. Laptops, iPads and Samsung tablets are just a selection of the range of facilities available.

      This Centre is completed with our Employment Services team who are here to offer you a personal information, advice and guidance session to identify areas of development and agree goals to set you on your path to gaining employment.

      Located in the heart of the town centre, our seven floor Centre offers excellent public transport links being only a five minute walk from the bus station and ten minute walk from the railway station. For all the latest travel information try downloading our Transport Guide.