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Access to Higher Education in Computing

Basingstoke College of Technology

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    Basingstoke College of Technology

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

This course has been designed specifically for mature students who have been out of full-time education for at least one year do not have the relevant qualifications for entry to higher education.

You will attend college four days a week between 9.30 and 3.30.

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will support you with your UCAS application and personal development. Your learning is further supported by Google Classrooms where all resources, assignments are uploaded for you to use.

The computer science element of the course will focus on Programming and Networking as well as IT Systems support. This will give you a solid platform to progress onto university to study a BSc in Computing or a HND (or equivalent) at BCOT.

This course will share lessons with other BTEC courses run in the college. Specialist units will be taught by our Access team.

Course Content

The computer science element of the course will focus on Programming and Networking as well as IT Systems support. This will give you a solid platform to progress onto university to study a BSc in Computing or a HND (or equivalent) at BCOT.

The course will share common units, such as study skills and science, with other departments such as Access to Health and Applied Sciences.

Assessment

You will be assessed through the completion of a range of assignments and projects; there are no formal exams for this course.

Where does this course lead to

This course is designed to get you to University and is worth between 48 and 144 UCAS points (for September entry), depending on the grade you achieve.

Students have gone on to study a variety of degree programs such as:

  • BSc Computing Science
  • BSc Cyber Security Management
  • BSc Computing Systems and Networks Engineering
  • BSc Computing Games Design
  • BSc Digital design and Web development

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University information

Basingstoke College of Technology

  • Campus address

    Basingstoke College of Technology, Worting Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8TN, England

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