BTEC Level 3 in Information Technology

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The Diploma in Information Technology in Software Development provides a combination of fundamental business related skills and IT programming-specific competencies, equipping the learner with the baseline knowledge to function effectively in the IT programming environment.

About Course

This course is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills for IT Practitioners who are employed or wish to be employed in a variety of types of IT-based and technical work in Software Development. If you’re a creative thinker and enjoy problem solving then this cutting edge Diploma is for you, and will place you on the fast track to the mind-blowing world of Information Technology. Modules which include programming, web development, systems analysis and database design will ensure that you are equipped with versatile skills and knowledge to take your steps into an environment of programme and solution development, thereby creating a wealth of opportunities for yourself.

18 Units of This Course ↓

Computer Systems 3
Information Systems 3
Communication & Employability Skills for IT 3
Database Design 4
Computer Networks 3
Managing Networks 4
Network Security 4
Object Oriented Programming April 13, 2016 1
Digital Graphics 3
Advanced Spreadsheet Skills 3
Website Production and Management 3
Client Side Customization of Web Pages 4
Data Analysis and Design 3
Procedural Programming 3
Organisational Systems Security 4
Web Server Scripting 3
Software Design and Development 3
E-Commerce 3

Individuals who are suited to the software development industry should fit the following profile in terms of personality traits, interests and abilities: interested in computer programming and development of solutions, have a strength in problem-solving, be a clear and logical thinker, have a technical and mathematical inclination, an ability to concentrate, be methodical and persistent, and an ability to put information into a logical sequence. If you have these analytical skills then this qualification will speak to you. This Diploma provides a combination of sound academic knowledge and practical skills required to be able to enter into the dynamic world of software development. The qualification offers the student a comprehensive understanding of systems and programming focusing on extensive application of skills and knowledge in computerised and programming environments. Ingenuity and creativity are particularly important as well as the ability to work with abstract concepts and technical analysis.

The Diploma in Information Technology in Software Development is run over 18 months and consists of 18 modules and includes Work Integrated Learning and the Work Readiness Programme.. In addition to attending lectures you will be expected to spend time conducting your own research and working on assignments.

When you graduate, you will receive the Diploma in Information Technology in Software Development conferred by The Independent Institute of Education Management

Qualification Title Credits GLH*
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in IT (QCF) 30 180
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in IT (QCF) 60 360
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT (QCF) 90 540
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (QCF) 180 540 +

* GLH(Guided Learning Hour) *

Credit Transfer

After Completing this course you can transfer your credit to USA, UK, Australia and many more countries around world. You can also transfer your credit after half course.

Job Placement

In the second year of the course there will be an opportunity for students to participate in work experience. We encourage students to partake in work experience to gain industry experience and improve their job prospects and CV. College will be responsible for finding placements.

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