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  • Computer Science incorporating AI and Robotics Level 1 02
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  • Computer Science incorporating AI and Robotics Level 1 01
  • Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Level 2

Overview

Learn and apply the skills and knowledge for an exciting career in mobile app and web development. It is one of the fastest growing areas in the computing and IT industry, such as in software development, web/content development, mobile apps design, games design, programming and IT/business analysis support.

Course description

The course is the first part of a two-year programme. In your first year, you will be studying for a Foundation Diploma and on successful completion, you can progress onto an Extended Diploma. Completion of the Extended Diploma is the equivalent to 3 A Levels.

You will be taught by tutors with a passion for computing and coding and who have years of experience in education and the industry. They will bring together theory and practice, so that you are able to develop high-level skills and knowledge and be creative as well as technically adept.

Industry visits and work experience will help you to expand your learning, and to understand how to apply what you learn to a range of business sectors.

What areas will I study?

Through a combination of external, internal and synoptic assessment, you will study both mandatory and optional units including:

  • Using social media in business
  • Programming
  • Website development
  • Mobile apps development
  • Computer games development
  • Data modelling
  • Information technology systems
  • Creating systems to manage information

Second year unit to include:

  • Cyber security

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September | 2019/20 £3,500 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ September | 2019/20 £3,500 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September | 2019/20 - 2 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September | 2019/20 - 2 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September | 2019/20 £7,000 2 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ September | 2019/20 £7,000 2 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.

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