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IT & Computing

This is a 2 year intensive course, delivered over 5-days per week. The Extended Diploma in IT course will enable you to learn about subjects including:

  • Communications & Employability Skills
  • Organisational Systems Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Computer Systems
  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Assessment Method

    You will build a portfolio of evidence throughout the course which will include written assignments, practical IT networking, Hardware and software, controlled assessments, presentations, research project, advice booklets and leaflets.

    Aims of the course

    The BTEC level 3 IT qualification is designed to provide highly specialist, work-related qualifications in a range of vocational sectors. They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment and University.

    Progression Opportunities

    Successful completion of this course can lead to progression on to a degree level course in computer science and digital technology. You will also be provided with support with the process of your UCAS application and your tutors will provide you with a reference.

    Facilities

    The model of delivery will be a mix of classroom-based and online learning. You will have access to our digital learning platforms that will provide you with a range of materials and resources to support your learning whilst on this course. Individual tutorial support is available. Additional learning support is also available, if required.

    Career Options

    Hardware, software and programming related careers.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 2 years
Start Date 06/09/2021
End Date 30/06/2023

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 4,292 p/year
24+ £4,292 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

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And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Programmers and software development professionals

£52,000

Web design and development professionals

£33,000

Research and development managers

£62,000

Chernoh Wuriee

Chernoh Wuriee

I have been able to attain a First Class degree and all this was possible because of what Sandra Fernando and other IT Tutors taught me – I really do appreciate their teaching and support. Thanks and keep doing the good work!

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Southwark College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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Note

This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/