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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT Year 2

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Course CodeG5048
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaIT & Programming
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThe Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT is Year two of a two year course. Do you enjoy taking things apart to find out how they work? Do you want to progress to university? Do you want to work in IT? Do you have an enquiring mind? Are you interested in networking? Are you interested in gaining a nationally recognised vocational IT qualification accepted by both universities and employers? This could be the course for you!
Study OutlineThe units for year 2 may include the following:- Communications Technology Network Security Career Development Planning Digital Graphics Object Orientated Programming Computer Animation Spreadsheet Modeling Project Management Computer Games If you have not achieved a GCSE in Maths/English at Grade 4 or above you will be expected to study either functional skills or GCSEs in these subjects.
Entry RequirementsYou will have successfully completed year 1 of the programme and achieved the BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in IT.
EquipmentGeneral stationery and a memory stick to save your work.
AttendanceThe college expects a minimum of 90% attendance.
AssessmentAll assessment is by coursework based assignments. There are currently no exams. There are 18 units over two years and each unit will have one or two assignments. Each unit is graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.
ProgressionUniversity, Employment, Higher Level Apprenticeship, HNC/HND at SLC
QualificationBTEC Extended Diploma in IT Level 3 (equivalent to 3 A Levels)
Awarding BodyEdexcel BTEC
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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