- Subject Area
- Computing & Digital
- Age Group
(Full Time - 2 years)
- Leaflet Code
This computer science course has been developed with a focus on programming & web development using industry standard languages.
Along with learning the technologies and abilities you’ll need to be successful at university, the heart of this course is focused on employment skills, touching upon all those that are relevant to the current demands of the digital industry. You’ll be able to go straight into a technical job right after college.
Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.
Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.
How will I be assessed?
A large part of this course will be project-based, as you’ll be completing a range of different assignments, including coursework set by us and frequent live briefs provided by GM Employers.
You’ll also take part in guest lectures and workshops with employers from our industry partners, as well as completing externally marked coursework and exams.
Continuing Your Journey
This Level 3 course will give you the qualifications you need to apply to university and study a computer-related degree of your choosing. We also have a number of software and development foundation degree courses at The Manchester College to advance onto as well.Careers page
If university isn’t for you, this course is specifically designed to give you the skills you’ll need to succeed in the working world. You could secure a job in web development, software development or digital consultancy in a number of different businesses. The digital sector is constantly growing and there are a number of career paths to choose from!
Fees, Finance & Funding
Courses like this one are usually free for 16-18 year-olds to take. You won’t have to worry about tuition fees.Fees, finance and funding page
If you’re 19 or older, or if you’re concerned about any other costs associated with college, our Fees, Funding and Finance page will give you lots of information on special loans to fund any fees, bursaries and grants to reduce costs, and extra financial support for those in need.
Got a question?
Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.Make an enquiry
In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.
In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.
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