BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma/Extended Diploma in IT

Uxbridge College (UC)
Harefield, United Kingdom
Study mode
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification.


First year:

  • Communications and employability
  • Computer systems
  • Communication technologies
  • Organisational systems security
  • Information systems
  • Procedural programming
  • Principles of software design & development
  • Website production and management
  • E-commerce.

Second year:

  • Systems analysis & design
  • Advanced database skills
  • IT project
  • Mathematics for IT practitioners
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills.

Systems Support Specialist Units:

  • IT technical support
  • IT systems troubleshooting & repair
  • Computer architecture
  • Network basics (Cisco CCNA1)
  • Routers and routing basics (Cisco CCNA2).

Software Development Specialist Units:

  • Event driven programming
  • Client-side customisation of web pages
  • Human computer interaction
  • Object orientated programming
  • Principles of computer networks
  • Developing computer games.

Functional Skills are a further element of the course and will enable learners to improve and achieve higher grades in numeracy, literacy and information technology.

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