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Business ICT

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What's Involved

This course is studied over two years and fully meets entry requirements for progression to a university degree course, apprenticeship or directly into employment. Students will work on a number of practical assignments in units and will be assessed on a grade scale of Pass, Merit or Distinction. Some units are mandatory and some are optional.

You can expect to study:

  • Information Technology Systems
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Programming
  • Website Development
  • Computer Games Development
  • IT Project Management
  • Cyber Security and Incident Management

The Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels. It is a complete programme and is therefore not taken with any other course. Having a sound understanding of IT systems will benefit you personally and professionally. You can apply the knowledge, skills and understanding gained to succeed in your future career.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade 4, including English and/or Maths and an IT/Computing qualification

Where will it take me?

Successful completion of this course can lead to the study of higher education courses and university degrees, such as Information Technology, Digital Technology Solutions, Games Technology, Management for Business or Computer Forensics. It also enables students to develop knowledge and skills needed for entry-level roles related to IT, including vocational apprenticeship and trainee roles, such as a social media specialist, web/content developer, or business analyst.

Course Assessment Method

Coursework-based 58% Internal and 42% External Assessment.

Where and When

Information Technology Level 3 Extended Diploma

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

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