BTEC Foundation Diploma in Computer Science and Software Development
Level 3 (year 1)
Entry requirements to this course are 5 GCSEs grade C (4) or above, including maths and English.
Alternatively, a level 2 computing course at Merit level achievement may be used to gain entry.
This course is assessed over 6 units. The units are a mixture of portfolio work and examinations.
Upon successful completion of the National Foundation Diploma at level 3, the majority of learners progress onto the Extended Diploma. Following successful completion of the two year course, progression opportunities include Foundation Degree computing at STC as well as countrywide undergraduate degrees within computing.