Outline

You will study core principles of computing such as programming and database design, plus explore maths for computing and commercial
aspects of ICT.
Computing units:
• Computer Systems Architecture
• ICT Systems Life Cycle
• Database Principles and Design
• Principles of Computer Programming
• Networks and Communication Protocols
• Structured Programming
• Event Driven Programming
Maths for Computing units:
• Integration
• Algorithms, Pseudocode and Trace Tables
• Computer Logic
• Number Systems and Data Representation
• Series and Partial Fractions
Commercial Aspects of Computing units:
• Communities and Sharing on the World Wide Web
• Website Design and Development
• Developing Spreadsheet Applications
In addition to the above units, you will also study a number of core skills units which will enable you to develop the academic skills necessary for studying on the Access to HE course and beyond.

Progression

This pathway is designed for progression onto programmes with a focus on computer science, computer networks, systems development and web development.

Assessment

In order to achieve this qualification you must achieve 60 Level 3 credits in a number of modules. You will be continually assessed via a range of methods which include producing essays, presentations and timed assessments.

Fees

Don’t let the cost of studying put you off – most of our students study for FREE, and those who don’t qualify for funding are very often eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

Eligibility depends on both the course you have chosen to study and your individual circumstances.

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Access to Professions in Computing and Information Technology Diploma Level 3

Available At

FutureSkills at MediaCityUK

Start Date

09/09/2024

Academic Yr

24/25

Fee

£3928

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