Computing is a key part of improving the quality of our lives, whether its mobile technology or being able to access the Internet everywhere at the touch of a button. There is always a demand for IT professionals with high-level computing skills and this demand is predicted to grow in the future. The course will teach you how to create and manage systems and programme applications for clients across a broad range of challenging industries. You can expect to discover the essential skills that IT professionals use on a daily basis: graphics, networking, database, website design and programming.
The course is suitable for learners wanting to progress to higher education in Computing, Computer Science or related degrees and also Apprenticeships.
An Access to Higher Education course is intended to help those without level 3 qualifications can entry to a Higher Education course within the related field. Students who complete Access to HE in Computing may progress on to a related course at a number of UK universities.
The course aims to develop your understanding and competence in a range of computing modules as well as your independent study skills. All students will study a range of key areas including principles and fundamentals of computer science and computer systems, planning and management of computing projects and developing the skills and knowledge in the design and creation of software using programming languages. In addition, all students will explore areas of security, encryption and applications of social media.
Course Length: 3 – 6 months;
Start dates: January April, July, September;