Computing - BTEC Extended Diploma - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

This qualification is for learners who are interested in entering employment at a junior level or who wish to progress to further study in higher education. They will develop a common core of computing knowledge and study areas such as systems analysis, network security and programming.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

  • Principles of Computer Science
  • Fundamentals of Computer Systems
  • Planning and Management of Computing Projects
  • Software Design and Development Project
  • IT Systems Security and Encryption
  • Business Applications of Social Media
  • The Impact of Computing
  • Website Development
  • Human-computer Interaction
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Relational Database Development
  • Computer Networking
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Computing
2 years
  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment
  • Cyber Security Manager
  • IT management
  • Technical support
  • App development
  • Web development
  • Software development
  • IT System Helpdesks
  • E-Commerce
  • Technical Support
  • Network Management
  • Software Developer
  • Programmer
  • Support Analyst
  • Java Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Database Developer

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.