Computing and Digital Technologies

Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Computer Science
Course Title
Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Computer Science
Course Code
C003405
Mode of Study
FULL TIME
Entry Requirements
4 GCSEs (A*-C/4-9) including English or successful completion of the Level 2 Diploma. Don't meet the grades? Take a look at the Level 2 Diploma in Information and Creative Technology for a solid understanding of key areas - you will be able to progress to the Level 3 upon successful completion. You will also be invited to a Course Introduction Meeting.
Leads on to
This will enable you to apply for higher apprenticeship programmes, technical courses at university or give you an academic edge when applying for employment in your field of study. Add Level 3 maths and an extended final project to your studies and you could achieve a Technical Baccalaureate. For more information visit the National Careers Service.
ABOUT THE COURSE
The focus of this course is developing practical skills and understanding across the technical aspects of IT valued by employers. Designed to prepare you for success in a dynamic industry full of opportunity. Key subject areas include: -- Principles of computer science -- Planning and management of computing projects -- Building computer systems -- Systems analysis design and security --Software development -- Website development -- Mobile apps development -- Relational database development -- Computer forensics -- Programmable devices and controllers Alongside your course you’ll study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop your skills and confidence.