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Course Code: ECICT

Level: 2
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: OCR
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Monday - Friday between 9am and 5pm

About the course

Are you one of the new innovators?  A possible computer engineer of the future?  Then this course is for you. This is your starting point for getting into this high pay industry.  You’ll study a range of areas such as programming, cybersecurity and web design. It’s an exciting course which will help you prepare for the next steps on this cutting edge career path.

What you'll learn

The course is broken down in 8 units, these include;

Web Design


Essentials of IT

Emerging Technologies

Programming Solutions

Participating in a Project

Games Creation

Mobile Apps

Entry requirements

You will need D/3 at English and Maths and two other subjects, however there may be occasions where you will be taken with qualifications lower than this if you can show commitment, enthusiasm and some prior knowledge.


Most units will be assessed via coursework.  Two units will be externally assessed via exams.

What's next?

You will likely progress to the level 3 course in Computing here at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: ECICT

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is free for this age group

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.