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Access to Higher Education - Computing

Wakefield College
In Wakefield

Higher than £ 9000
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  • A Level
  • Wakefield
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • When:
    September
Description

Access to Higher Education - Computing is a QAA approved programme for learners who wish to pursue a career in the IT sector. This programme is designed for those who want to work and/or study computing/IT at higher level but do not have the required entry qualifications and/or underpinning knowledge of the computer science/technology/programming/networking. So, if you have been away from studying for some time and wish to start your career in the field of IT this course is for you. We have close links with local universities that welcome students from the Access to HE course. Students are guided through their university applications and supported in their applications for relevant work experience The course is taught at Wakefield City Campus.

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Where and when

Starts Location Timetable
September
Wakefield
Thornes Park, WF2 8QZ, West Yorkshire, England
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· Requirements

Entry Requirements Selection is on the basis of an interview and an initial assessment. You must have GCSE grade C in English Language (or above). A passion and interest in a Computing related subject is highly desirable. If applicants do not have GCSE Maths at grade C or above, they may be required to study it alongside their course as an additional module.

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What you'll learn on the course

Access
Programming
Computer Programming
Maths
C++
systems
Computing
ICT
IT
Database
Networks

Teachers and trainers (1)

Faculty Access to HE
Faculty Access to HE
Tutor

Course programme

What you will Study All learners on the Access to Computing programme will study the following modules: Ungraded Units: HE Study Skills Maths for Computing Graded Units: Computer Science Basics Introduction to Computer Programming Introduction to Web Technologies Introduction to Systems Analysis Computer Networks Databases Introduction to C# Programming To support the learning process, all students will have weekly tutorials with their personal tutor.
How you will Learn You will learn through formal tutor-led sessions, group work and practical activities in addition to extensive research activities outside of the classroom.

Additional information

Fee Information These fees relate to 2016/17   Course costs for students aged 19 or over - £3928.00   Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residentials etc which are payable by all students. Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free...

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