8 unit course supports the STEM initiative and is delivered and assessed over
two years while studying part-time, two evenings per week. The course provides a specialist and
work-related qualification and prepares students for employment or access to
further study. Based on the needs of students, employers and professional
bodies in the regional economy, the course offers breadth and specialisation in
various aspects of computing. It
includes core units such as: Programming; Networking; Professional Practice;
Database Design and Development, Security and Managing a Successful Computing
Project with additional units currently Maths for Computing and Website Design
Please refer to the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. Please note the entrance requirements for this course in previous
years were 5 GCSEs A-C including Mathematics and English (or equivalent) and
one A level or equivalent. Previous professional experience may be
Please contact us for information regarding course fees.
Fees relate to year 1 of a 2 year course.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
Students completing the course may progress to
employment in industry, or gain admission to the first year of university honours
degree course. Some previous mature students have gone on to a masters qualifications