BTEC National Diploma in Computing

Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology
Information and Communication Technology

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00075
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3

Overview

Worth three A Levels, this diploma has been specially designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to launch your career in the computing industry. Throughout the course, you will gain an in-depth knowledge in a broad range of disciplines, preparing you to progress on to university, apprenticeships and employment.

Details

Units you may study include: Principles of computer science Fundamentals of computer systems IT systems security and encryption Business applications of social media Website development Human computer interaction Computer games development Computer networking Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

60% Assessment - Coursework 20% Assessment - Exam 20% Assessment - Synoptic

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.