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Computing and IT

Level 3 BTEC Foundation Diploma in Information Technology

Full Time


Course Overview

Year one: Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology 
Year two: Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Information Technology 

This is a one year Foundation Diploma, which is a stand-alone qualification. The Extended Diploma is a separate course which you can do in your second year

The course aims to develop your knowledge and practical skills ready for a specialist career in IT or progression to university, with the opportunity to take industry standard qualifications.

Course Content

 You will study a range of topics including computer systems, software development and programming, games development, networking, cyber security and encryption, web development and IT support.

Entry Requirement

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Where does this course lead to

Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Information Technology

UCAS points for this course:
Year one: Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Information Technology
D*D* (112)
D*D (104)
DD (96)
DM (80)
MM (64)
MP (48)
PP (32)

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Course Outline

Course Code: CF74
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 06/09/2021
Duration: 1 Year
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