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Course Code: ECICT

Level: 2
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: OCR
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

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 highly paid 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 into the following eight units:

  • web design
  • cybersecurity
  • essentials of it
  • emerging technologies
  • programming solutions
  • participating in a project
  • games creation
  • mobile apps.
Entry requirements

In order to be successful on this course you will need a grade 3 (D) in GCSE English and maths and two other subjects. However, there may be occasions where you will be accepted to join the course 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?

Upon successful completion you may progress to the level 3 course in computing at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

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: £999

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?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Steve Levenson

FdSc Software Development

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