Apply From: 13th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 30th of March 2020
Start Date:

Not taking applications

Entry Requirements

A relevant Level 2 qualification. If you do not have GCSEs in English and maths at grade C (grade 5/4) or above you will take a formal test in both subjects. ICT skills are essential and you will have an interview and assessment.

Access courses are designed for those that have been out of education for some time, who may not have formal qualifications but have moderate to substantial work experience.

Who is the course for

Access courses are designed for learners who have been out of education for some time and do not have the formal qualifications normally required for entry to further and higher education who want to study computing and progress to university level.

Course Content

Core units:

  • Website development
  • Advanced CSS technique
  • Database design
  • Information research skills
  • Maths
  • English
  • Computer systems
  • Networks and spreadsheets
  • Applying to HE.

Study Methods

Lectures, group work, workshops, assignments, presentations and timed assessments. Students will also be expected to undertake 10-15 hours of individual study.

How is the course assessed

Assessment for each credit will involve a variety of activities, which include oral presentations, projects essays, practical class work and timed examinations.

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development at Uxbridge College, an IT-related course or a full or part-time degree.