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Level 3

Level 3 – BTEC Foundation/Extended Diploma in Computing


The foundation diploma in computing is a subject specific course that is tailored for those to have an ambition and drive to study computing across a broad spectrum of areas and disciplines. This course covers a wide variety of topics that are sought after within industry. It covers modules and content such as…

  • Games design and development
  • Principles of computer science
  • Management and maintenance of computer systems
  • Systems security and encryption
  • Social media and the applications in business

Across all of these topics we are a small team of specialists that focus all of our efforts in ensuring that you learn the most relevant and up to date skills and techniques, and that you are ready for the next step of your journey. This course covers industry standard skills and aspects such as…

  • VR and AR technologies
  • Unreal and Unity game engines
  • High level programming languages used within industry

In addition to computational skills, English and Maths skills will be embedded throughout the course, and you are required complete Work Experience during your time on the course.


You will need to have achieved a minimum of a grade 4 or above in five GCSEs, including English Language, and Maths. Entry is also subject to a successful interview and consideration of prior learning, achievement and attendance.


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