ICT and Computing (Extended Diploma)

Extended Diploma (Level 3)

Overview

We live in a digital age. Mobile technology, social networking, cloud computing and internet-based systems have all radically changed the way we live over the last 15 years. This vocational course, equivalent to three A Levels, has been designed to give you a broad understanding of Computing IT to a wide range of possibilities to help you to identify which area you might want to pursue in the future.

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Assessment:

Coursework (58%) Exam (42%)

Duration: 2 year
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements.

Exam board: Edexcel
Costs:

£30 for textbooks.

Programme leader:

Victoria Kinghorn

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley

Careers

Following this course, students are well placed for Apprenticeships in IT, with past students achieving employment at organisations such as CISCO and Microsoft. Other roles in the field of IT may include Database Analyst, Digital Strategist, IT developer and Technologist.

Higher education

This course is excellent preparation for students who wish to progress to university to study Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Game Design, Multimedia or Information Technology.

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