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BTEC Level 3 Foundation/Extended Diploma in Computing

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
Course summary
1 year
Full time
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Course description

Course content

Course units include:

  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • Principles of computer science
  • Systems methodology
  • Systems analysis
  • Software design and development project
  • HCI
  • The impact of computing
  • IT systems security & encryption
  • Business applications of social media
  • Project management
  • Mobile apps development
  • Games development
  • Object oriented programming.

The course covers a wide range of practical skills, that are needed for application development, with a focus on programming and software design.

Who is this course for

This course has been designed for young people who are planning a career in IT as a programmer or mobile application developer.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above.

Where next - Further Studies

Higher National Diploma in Computing related subjects, BSc degree programmes in computer science or software engineering or apprenticeships.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment in Network installation and maintenance, IT helpdesk support and IT Technician posts.


Concession fees might be avaliable for this course. Please check the college's website for more information.

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HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

It’s no surprise that students travel from all over London to study at Harrow College and Uxbridge College. With specialist career advisers on hand to offer advice and guidance, the colleges deliver successful results in further education and career progression....

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Contact info

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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