Computer Science and Digital Skills BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

28060L1 | Leigh College
Start Date | 06/09/2021
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

If you are interested in working in a dynamic industry where innovation is paramount, we have a range of study routes as a foundation to a rewarding career. Or you may want to take up further study at university level, in subjects such as web and games or mobile app development and computing. You will discover what computing and creative technologies can offer, enabling you to make informed choices about your future career within computing. With its base of programming languages, HTML and CSS, computer graphics and the development of mobile apps. You will develop an understanding of the maths involved within this high tech industry.

What will I study?

Topics include: Website development using HTML and cascading style sheets, computer programming, digital graphics, mobile app development, creating an online portfolio and multimedia.

How long is the course?

Full Time for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of assignments and some formal examinatons.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 GCSE subjects graded 9-4 or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Students progress onto Computing and Computer Science Degrees at universities across the UK, including the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College to study a Higher National Diploma in Computing.

Other Information

If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more: bus pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
£8354.00 Yes Yes

Exam Fee


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