Advance your knowledge of computer science and the fundamental understanding of computer systems. This course will give you the opportunity to develop skills in managing networks, designing and developing websites, games, databases and digital graphics.

You will have the opportunity to take part inmany external trips includingBletchley Parkand Cadbury World where you will investigate automated systems. You will meet a range of guest speakers from the industry to give you top tips for advancing your career in IT and Computing.

This course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical.

Unit Information

You will study a range of units including:

  • Principles of Computer Science
  • Fundamentals of Computer Systems
  • Planning and Management of Computing Projects
  • Software Design and Development
  • IT Systems Security and Encryption
  • Business Applications of Social Media
  • The Impact of Computing
  • Digital Graphics and Animation
  • Computer Games Development
  • Website Development
  • Relational Database Development
  • Computer Networking
  • Managing and Supporting Systems

You will learn new skills through lectures, demonstrations, e-learning, private study, practical workshops, investigative work, case studies, guest speakers and group work.

On successful completion of this course you can progress on to the HND in Computing an Information Systems atUniversity Centre Stamford or other degrees at University. You could also enter employment as a:

  • Web designer
  • Network administrator
  • Help-desk analyst
  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Teacher

There are four externally set and marked assessments, two are written examinations and two are controlled assessments. The remaining assessments consist of internally set and marked assignments.

5 GCSEs at grades 4/C or above, including English, and a grade 6/B in maths, or a relevant Level 2 Diploma at Merit or above.

For Admission

Department : Computing and IT
Level : Level 3
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 1/2 Years Full Time
Course Code : ED3CPAP

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