Computing & Information Technology

Course units include:

  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • Principles of computer science
  • Systems methodology
  • Systems analysis
  • Software design and development project
  • HCI
  • The impact of computing
  • IT systems security & encryption
  • Business applications of social media
  • Project management
  • Mobile apps development
  • Object oriented programming.

    The course covers a wide range of practical skills, that are needed for application development, with a focus on programming and software design.
  • Entry requirements

    5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (grade A*- C) preferably including both English & maths or a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit or above.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course has been designed for young people who are planning a career in IT as a programmer or mobile application developer.

  • Study methods

    This course is classroom taught, with a range of lectures, group work, presentations and workshops and a focus on projects in the second year.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Assessment is through a series of assignments including exams, written assignments, group work, product creation and presentations.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Careers include: Programmer, mobile applications developer

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Higher National Diploma in Computing related subjects, BSc degree programmes in computer science or software engineering or apprenticeships.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2022

Starts 1 September 2022

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00