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North Lindsey College
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Level 3 Diploma in Computer Science

Course Overview

Worth three A Levels, this diploma has been specially designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to launch your career in the computing industry. Throughout the course, you will gain an in-depth knowledge in a broad range of disciplines, preparing you to progress on to university, apprenticeships and employment.

Units you may study include:
Principles of computer science
Fundamentals of computer systems
IT systems security and encryption
Business applications of social media
Website development
Human computer interaction
Computer games development
Computer networking
Employability skills

Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven’t already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.

Students may have the opportunity to study additional subjects and participate in sporting, social or enterprising activities. Examples of the various activities will be made available to you by your tutors; opportunities are varied and change each year.

We plan to offer work experience, employer talks, employer visits and other employer involvement in all our programmes.

60% Assessment – Coursework
20% Assessment – Exam
20% Assessment – Synoptic

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    • Course Title

      Level 3 Diploma in Computer Science

    • Start Date


    • Full Time – Typically Sept-Jun delivery

    • Duration

      2 Years

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