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Level 3

Access to Higher Education | Diploma in Computing | Level 3

COURSE OVERVIEW

Empower Your Future: Master Computing Skills for Academic and Industry Success!

You will be studying the following Units:

  • Setting up and populating tables in a Database Application
  • Querying Data in a Database Application and Producing Reports
  • Computer Networks and Data Communications
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Designing and Building and IT Software Solution
  • IT Systems Security
  • IT Business Solutions
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Independent Academic Study (Computing)
  • Reviewing and Planning for the Future
  • Data Representation for IT
  • Impact of IT Systems on Society
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems and System Tools
Gain valuable knowledge and technical skills tailored for admission to University or entry-level positions in the computing industry through our Level 3 course. We provide exposure to industry professionals through guest speakers and relevant visits.

Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll have the option to further your education at a UK university. We offer comprehensive support for your UCAS application and University admissions interviews throughout your journey in our Access to Computing course.

Despite being a pathway to University, many of our graduates have opted to enter the workforce directly after completing the course.

Please note that applicants must be aged 19 or older to enroll in this program

FURTHER INFORMATION

You must have a GCSE grade 9-4 (A* – C) in English and Maths.
Successful applicants with a grade 4 (D) in English can retake this required qualification alongside this Access course.
You will be required to attend an interview with a member of the department.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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