BTEC National Diploma in Computing
Information and Communication Technology
What will you be working towards?
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Worth three A Levels, this diploma has been specially designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to launch your career in the computing industry. Throughout the course, you will gain an in-depth knowledge in a broad range of disciplines, preparing you to progress on to university, apprenticeships and employment.
Units you may study include:
Principles of computer science
Fundamentals of computer systems
IT systems security and encryption
Business applications of social media
Human computer interaction
Computer games development
How will it be delivered?
60% Assessment - Coursework
20% Assessment - Exam
20% Assessment - Synoptic
Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.