Professional Computer Science Programme
NewVIc Professionals Level 3 Extended Diploma (BTEC)
Four or more 9-4 grades at GCSE.
- English Language (minimum 4)
- Maths (minimum 4)
Gain a technical qualification with a career development plan and a work placement.
The NewVIc Professionals is a BTEC technical qualification plus a career development plan and a 50-day industry placement with an employer.
You will achieve a Level 3 technical qualification, essential industry skills and work experience that will support your application into university, an apprenticeship or work.
The course will focus on:
- learning Java, C# and .Net
- Software Design and Development
- developing computer Software
On the course you will:
- use state of the art, industry-standard software
- work with a university on developing your software
- learn the art of designing software
Enhanced employability and knowledge in digital software and network programmes.
Method of assessment
Assessment is through a blend of in class study and assignments/exams
What will I be able to progress to?
Most students progress to degree courses in areas such as Games Development, Computer Science, Software Engineering or Computer Programming. The qualification is also excellent preparation for a career in many branches of computing including Multimedia, Software design, Computing or Computer Games industries.
You will achieve a level 3 technical qualification, essential industry skills and work experience that will support your application into university, an apprenticeship or work.
This course will equip you with three programming languages and you will develop skills specific to the Software Engineering industries. You will be equipped to adapt to the frequent changes in the world of Computing, as well as the knowledge of Engineering solutions to real world problems. Students with an interest in Software Development and Programming, will enjoy finding solutions to complex problems.