Title

Computing & IT

Digital and Computing Technologies Foundation Diploma - C097

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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This course has been designed to help you to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in general Digital Industry subjects. This is a broad based qualification that provides you with the opportunity to progress towards further academic study or employment.

Course Details

This programme consists of a range of units studied over one year. The units you will study will be from the following:

Mandatory

  • Information Technology Systems
  • Create and Manage Information
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Programming

Plus 2 optional units which your tutor will confirm, for example:

  • Data Modelling
  • Website Development
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Computer Games Development
Entry Guidelines

Priority will be given to applicants who are 16-18 years old.

4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths.

or

Relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or distinction and English Language and Maths at grade 9-4 (A*-C).

and

Satisfactory interview, assessment and school report or reference.

Assessment Method

You will apply your learning and demonstrate your knowledge through the completion of practical assessments in the form of internally assessed assignments and externally assessed tasks and written exams.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (Grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Successful completion of the course will provide the opportunity for students to progress to the Extended Diploma in IT.

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Starting 1st September 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF C097M002

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £2850.00

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 09:15 — 17:00 12 Quays
Starting 1st September 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF C097M001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £2850.00

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 10:30 — 17:00 12 Quays

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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