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BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Information Technology (RQF) (Equivalent to 3 A-Levels)

Level 3
Full-Time
22/23
60304546
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Overview

This course is a specialist, work-related qualification in Computing.

It is a 2 year course consisting of 13 units, which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Units are assessed either internally (9) or externally (4) and are both practical and theory based. This course will be taught through lectures, demonstrations, workshops and group work.

You will study the relationship between hardware and software, managing and communicating information and data and the principles of designing and developing digital technologies and processes to support organisations.

The qualification also includes a choice of optional units covering areas such as data modelling and analytics, computer games development, mobile internet technologies, creative technologies, software testing and enterprise for IT.

Students will use the College VLE (virtual learning environment) to access course materials and additional resources; this is also accessible from outside the College using the Internet.

Year One

  • Information Technology Systems,
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Programming
  • IT Project Management
  • Cyber Security and Incident Management and IT Service Delivery
  • Unit : Data Modelling
  • Unit : Website Development
  • Unit : Mobile Apps Development
  • Unit : Software Testing
  • Unit : IT Technical Support and Management
  • Unit : Computer Games Development
  • Unit : Big Data and Data Analytics
  • Unit : Cloud Storage and Collaboration Tools and Customising and Integrating Applications
  • Unit : *Optional modules are subject to variation depending on local needs.

Four GCSEs grade C and above or equivalent; subject to interview.

Any students who have not achieved a grade C in GCSE Maths or English will undertake Essential Skills in Numeracy and Literacy or GCSE Maths.

The qualification is both coursework and exam based.

Successful completion of the Extended Diploma will attract UCAS points to allow learners to progress to Higher Education at University or learners can choose the route of Foundation Degree in Computing at South West College followed by progression to the second year at University.

Possible employment opportunities include roles such as Administrator, Animator, IT Trainer / Teacher, Programmer, Technical Sales, Technical Support or Web Designer.

This course is equivalent to 3 A-Levels.*The fees quoted are payable for each year.

4 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Cookstown

Full-Time

P3546CF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Dungannon

Full-Time

P3546DF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Enniskillen

Full-Time

P3546EF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Full-Time

P3546OF10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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