IT (Computer Science) Extended Diploma – Level 3 – EDEXCEL


This course will enable you to pursue a career in Computing or progress to a top-up course to gain an Extended Diploma and then go on to higher-level study (such as the Foundation Degree in Computer Science) or university.

There are two streams within this qualification:
General: This option provides you with the widest possible spread of modules, giving you a broad base of knowledge within all areas of the ICT industry. This is intended to maximise your opportunities for progression to Higher Education, particularly on Computer Science courses such as our Foundation Degree but also on to University courses. It also provides you with a broad base of experience to improve your opportunities to progress into employment.

Software Development: This option will enable you to undertake a career within database administration, web design or software application development.

Five GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including Maths and English. Level 3 students who do not achieve a grade 4 in English and/or Maths will study a GCSE in the subject(s) as part of their study programme.

Start Date: 3rd September 2018
End Date: 26th June 2020
Duration: 1 year/ 2 years
Location: EP Campus
Course Description: IT Practitioners Level 3


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