Computer Science & Creative Technologies BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

17169L1 | Leigh College
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

On this course you will be using computing technology to develop your skills and ideas in the rapidly expanding areas of games and web development, together with the opportunity to explore other programming languages and computing technologies to equip you with the skills needed to enter this exciting industry.

What will I study?

Units include: Web design, games programming, applications design, graphics, programming, and computer hardware. The programme of study will give you the opportunity to study English and maths if you do not already hold a Grade C. You will also undertake work related learning to develop your employability skills.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment methods

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Achievement will allow entry onto higher education courses locally or nationally or into employment.

Other Information

If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at There are also three College bus services available for 16-18 year olds travelling to Leigh College; Bolton, Farnworth and Westhoughton to Leigh College; Walkden to Leigh College and Warrington to Leigh College.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £8376.90 3F

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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