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IT and Computer Science Diplomas

The Diplomas within the IT and Computer Science subject area provide an opportunity for learners to develop their understanding and knowledge in preparation for progression onto higher education level courses relating to subjects and careers such as Cyber Security, Computer Science, Marketing, Programming and Software Design. There is also an option to combine the study of Computer Science with Mathematics.

About this subject area

Across the Diplomas, units can be selected from a wide range of modules including:

  • Cyber Security
  • Creative Computing
  • Data Analysis
  • Networking
  • Web Design.

As with all Diplomas there is also the opportunity to deliver units which support the development of academic skills such as critical thinking, research and study techniques.

 

Follow the links below for more information about each Diploma.

Learner destinations

Learners who have studied one of the Diplomas within the IT and Computer Science subject area have progressed onto a variety of degree programmes including:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science with Business
  • Computer Systems and Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Film Production Technology
  • Maths and Computer Science
  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

  • The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE).  The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed to progress to higher education study and also enables learners to develop social and emotional skills such as communication and confidence.

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