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BTEC

Computing BTEC

This qualification is for students seeking an in-depth study of the computing sector. You will study a number of core, compulsory units, including: principles and fundamentals of computer science and IT systems security and encryption.

Course at a glance

Entry Requirements:

Keen interest in computing

Specification:

Pearson BTEC

Length:

2 Years

This subject can be studied as a single (equivalent to one A Level) or as a double (equivalent to two A Levels).

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About the course

This qualification is for students seeking an in-depth study of the computing sector. You will study a number of core, compulsory units, including: principles and fundamentals of computer science and IT systems security and encryption. The double course also includes: planning and management of computing projects; business application and social media; and the impact of computing.

The optional units include: digital graphics and animation; and digital audio. Optional units could change, depending on the needs of students. 

Studying at Connell, means you’ll have access to the latest computing equipment and you’ll be taught by expert, passionate teachers.

How you’ll study

As well as the standard classroom learning experience, you will also have access to industry guest speakers and visits to industry leading businesses in the Manchester area and beyond. You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external assessments.

Careers/destinations

Many students go on to study at university in the following fields: computer science, information systems, software engineering, artificial intelligence, health informatics, project management and teaching. The course also leads to a wide range of employment and apprenticeship options.

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