During your time on this course, you will learn a variety of computing skills
Information technology has taken root in our day to day lives and can be found everywhere from desktops and laptops through to mobile phones, automated machinery and even smart home devices like cameras and doorbells.
During your time on this course, you will learn a variety of computing skills that will help you to create a sturdy career foundation in this fast-moving industry.
As a learner on our Level 1 programme, you’ll get to study a wealth of topics including photography, graphics, TV and games design as well as computing, creating a stepping stone to our Level 2 & 3 pathways.
At Levels 2 & 3 you will go on to learn valuable interpersonal skills, business and project management, object-oriented programming and app development, 3D modelling/motion graphics, database administration, cybersecurity and wide-area networking along with other additional options available such as masterclasses. (find out more about our masterclasses under Curriculum 2030)
- TV production
- Games Design
Level 2 & 3
- Information security
- Data analysis
- Business and project management
- Object-orientated programming (OOP)
- App development
- 3D modelling and motion graphics
- Cybersecurity and networking
- Augmented reality and Virtual reality development
During your Computing course, work experience will be available at various placements within the IT sector.
A variety of helpful trips, visits and guest speakers will be made available to you during your time on the Computing course including a visit to Comic-Con and talks from GCHQ computing and cybersecurity specialists.
There will also be a talk from computing professionals from the Royal Corps of Signals.
- Software Development
- Digital technology Solutions
- Computer science
- Software engineering
- Computer science for games
- Secondary computing with qualified teacher status
- Computer networks
- Cybersecurity with forensics
- IT Project management
- Cybersecurity specialist
- Games designer
- Network developer
- App developer
- Web content developer
- IT support technician
- IT project manager
UCAS points are available upon completion of the Level 3 course. If you want to stay local, you could choose to study at University Centre Grimsby. Head down the computing route with a BSc (Hons) Computing Technologies, or if gaming is more your thing you can study for a BA (Hons) Independent Games Design specialising in either Game Art or Game Development which has seen games created by students launched by major software companies. Universities across the UK offer a wide range of courses in varying computer disciplines that can lead to a career in this fast paced, ever changing industry.