What do I learn?
This course offers you the opportunity to study a range of subjects including computer systems, software design, computer hardware, information systems, systems analysis, databases, e-commerce, networking, human computer interaction, web development, computer games and computer animation. You also take CISCO professional networking qualifications.
What do I gain?
Year one is spent studying for the Subsidiary Diploma. Successful students will be invited back to study for the Extended Diploma which you will complete in year two of the course.
What do I need?
Five GCSE grades A* - C including English Language and Maths, a Higher Diploma at grade C or above, or Merit grade in a BTEC Diploma with Functional Skills at Level 2. You will be interviewed and must show the maturity and self-motivation to cope with the course and a career in the world of IT.
What can I do next?
On successful completion of the course you can progress directly into employment in the computing industry or onto a relevant degree course such as computer science, networking or multimedia.
What else do I need to know?
The fee for international students for the 2016 entrance is £6,300 per year.