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Computing and IT - IT BTEC Diploma 90 Credit Level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This fast track course is specifically designed to allow you to complete a BTEC Diploma (90 credit) in IT at level 3 in one year. By successfully completing the course you will achieve the equivalent of one and a half A-levels and gain UCAS points, depending on the grades you achieve.

Course content

You will study a range of computer related subjects, including:

• Website production and management

• Communicating in the IT industry

• Computer animation

• Computer games

You will be involved in work-related simulations to help you gain experience through realistic working environments. You’ll be able to access resources relating to your course using the college Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle).

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades: English 4 and maths at 3 or above, and 3 other GCSEs grade 4 or above.


• Discussions

• Observations

• Group presentations

• Practical

• Written assessments

• Group activities

Future opportunities

HNC/HND Computing. The course prepares you for a wide range of jobs, including games design and development, animation and graphics.

Further information

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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: 02 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.