Level 2 Computer Science

Start Date

Mon Sep 07 2020

Day / Time

Weekdays

Duration

1 year

Campus

Baltic Campus

Level 2 Computer Science

This study programme is endorsed by Jon Stubbs and our Digital Technology Department are members of Dynamo North East and Digital Union. This exciting study programme will help you build up a range of creative and technical skills and knowledge to help you get into a wide range of computing jobs in the future or to progress onto further study programmes such as Level 3 Diplomas.

On the course, you'll cover:

Discovery Project

This project will investigate the use of social media, emerging technologies including Virtual Reality, cloud computing, computing infrastructure, an intro to programming and HTML, and networking.

Websites and Multimedia

This project, set by a local employer which will see you creating a variety of digital graphics and audio using industry standard software to produce a digital portfolio.  The products will include interactive multimedia content such as videos, podcasts and animations and the finished products will be presented to a panel of local employers

Software Development

This project will enhance your skills in developing programs using C# and Python.  You will be given a live project brief by a local employer to demonstrate your design, implementation and testing skills in developing a software solution.

Work Experience

Relevant and high quality work experience placements, employer mentoring and commercial and vocational projects will help you to understand more about the world of work and are an important part of your study programme. Plus make an impression on an employer and who knows where that could lead.

Employer Engagement Scheme

You'll be part of an employer engagement scheme where you will work with employers from local businesses to help improve your skills further. The possibilities with this scheme are endless, students have been given real-life projects to work on, visited the employers at work and been given opportunities to showcase their work. This scheme, along with our tutorial programme will help you become work ready as well as preparing you for the outside world with training on money management, help with job hunting, interviews and confidence building. We want you to be job ready when you leave us and able to put what you have learnt into practice in the workplace.

What about after the course?
Future
Careers:
  • IT business analysts, architects and systems designers
  • IT engineers
What
you could
earn:
Potential
£37,336
Entry level
£18,491
Average
£31,502

Baltic Campus