Foundation Diploma in Information Systems - Level 3
1. Qualification details
|Qualification name||BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology|
|Qualification level||Level 3|
|Awarding organisation||Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)|
|Course type||Full time|
|Course start date||01 August 2020|
|Additional price description||Price based on tuition fee and exam fee|
|Funding information||Advanced Learner Loans available|
|Attendance pattern||Not known|
2. Course description
The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Computing is designed to offer an in-depth experience of computing topics that will empower you to make informed choices about your future studies and career. Itcarries the same value as threeA-levels, with similar opportunities for university and employment. You will develop knowledge of information technology systems, how to create systems to manage information and how touse social media in business. You will also explore programming, web development, mobile apps development and games development.
3. Entry requirements
You should have five GCSEs at grade C (4) or above, including English Language and Maths. Alternatively you should have a BTEC First Level 2 at Merit grade or OCR National Level 2 at Merit grade. This will be discussed during yourinterview / enrolment.
4. Equipment required
You may have to fund trips and visits in support of this qualification. Costs will be discussed during your induction period.
5. Assessment method
Assessment is based80% on coursework via a range of assessment methods. You will be asked to complete written assignments, undertake presentations, prepare case studies and work on 'real projects'. 20% of your marks will come from an external exam.
|Name||DERBY COLLEGE @ THE JOSEPH WRIGHT CENTRE|
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|Phone||0800 028 0289|
7. Other dates and venues
|No other date or venue available|