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What will you be working towards?
National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
The BTEC National Extended Certificate is practical, work-related course. Students will develop computational thinking skills to effectively analyse a problem, break it down into its component parts and design and evaluate solutions. Students learn by carrying out external examination and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. Students focus on particular subject areas and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge. The course also benefits from a flexible unit structure which matches content to student's interests. Possible optional units include Digital Graphics animation, mobile apps development and computer games development.
Unit 1: Principles of Computer Science
Unit 2: Fundamentals of Computer Systems
Unit 7: IT Systems, Security and Encryption
Unit 15: Website Development
How will it be delivered?
Written examination and achieving specified learning outcomes
5+ GCSEs 9-4, to include Grade 4 English Language or Literature, Mathematics and a Science related subject.
Grade 5 in Computing or Computer Science.
Your next steps...
This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.