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Suitable for Adult (19+)
Level 3
Mode of study Full Time
Duration 36 weeks
Subject area Digital Skills & IT
  • 05 Sep 2022
  • Stratford Campus

Are you aged over 19 and have an interest in studying Information Technology?

If you want to go to university and study information at degree level but do not have the right qualifications, this course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge that are required for Higher Education.

Course description

On this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of information technology such as computer programming, database, Spreadsheets and web design alongside the application of numbers. In addition to this, you will develop the skills that are required for success in higher education.

The course is taught in a variety of ways, including practical sessions, assignments and group work. You will be continually assessed throughout the year.

Independent study sessions are run alongside more formal classes and, in your free time, you can use our extensive library, computer and multimedia facilities. You will also be presented with opportunities to join in a wide range of social activities.

Additional information

Entry requirements

You must be at least 19 years old in order to apply for this course.

It would be beneficial to have a Pre Access Qualification at level 2.

If you do not have formal qualifications for entry, you will need to demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to study at level 3, as well as demonstrating level 2 abilities in communications and numeracy.


You will be able to progress to an HND, Foundation Degree or Honours Degree course at university, with a focus on the subject of Information Technology and computing or a related field.

On completion of your course, you will receive a profile of credits that will reflect your suitability for your chosen HND or degree programme.

Fees and funding

The course fee is TBC.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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