16-18 Courses

Level 3 BTEC National Extended Certificate in Computing (Computer Science Pathway)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Tower Hamlets Campus
  • Qualification

    16-18 Courses
  • Subject

    Computing and Digital Industries
  • Schedule

    Timetable dependent (Day)
  • Duration

    1 year (2nd Year: Extended Diploma)
  • Course Fees

    No fees

Entry requirements

  • Five or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and maths
  • Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Merit or Distinction
  • NVQ2/VRQ2
  • Where there are specific subjects required at GCSE we can discuss your grades with you when you come to enrol

Topics

Study units include:

  • Principles of computer science
  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • IT systems security and encryption
  • Business applications of social media
  • Mobile apps
  • Digital graphics and animation

 

Further information

  • Extended National Diploma or possibly Higher National Certificate (subject to grades)
  • At the end of the second year, this qualification supports entry to university

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