BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT / Applied Foundations in IT
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in Information Technology offers an excellent starting point for students and professionals pursuing a career in information technology. Awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, this course covers a wide range of topics for students who want to keep their options open while starting a career in IT.
This vocational qualification trains students to learn problem solving skills in a real IT environment and gain industry-centric skills in order to boost their knowledge and employability. Taught by experienced computing specialists, the main elements of the course cover hardware, networking, programming, graphics and web development.
Combining a mix of theoretical and practical modules in a well-resourced environment, this qualification covers an array of computing units that allow students to experience the full scope of the world of information technology, helping them to identify areas of interest and future specializations. The practical application of IT concepts and technical skills gained from this qualification balances future professional needs along with ideal academic progression.
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We are the first UK Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provider in the UAE.
- Pearson Qualifications
Our BTEC & Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, ensuring students gain global recognition for their achievements and serve as a pathway to more than 200 universities globally.
We offer attractive tuition fees and flexible installment plans.
Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real world events and situations when completing their assignments.
We are partnered with two prestigious universities – University of Birmingham Dubai Campus & Bath Spa University, UK to allow student progression into their undergraduate programmes.
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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in Information Technology involves both internal and external assessments. Assessments in each module are structured to meet specified learning outcomes.
- Phase tests.
- Laboratory exercises.
- Practical IT demonstrations.
- Independent research projects
- Real-time software simulations.
- Presentations with assessor questioning.
As a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT student, you must complete a total of 1080 guided learning hours (GLH).
GLH are categorized by modules – with 60, 90 and 120 hours.
Qualification Credit Value: 180 credit value.
Total Number of Units: 18 units. (3 mandatory units and 15 specialist units)
|Unit 1: Communication and Employability Skills for IT|
|Unit 2: Computer Systems|
|Unit 3: Information Systems|
|Unit 4: Impact of the Use of IT on Business Systems|
|Unit 8: e-Commerce|
|Unit 9: Computer Networks|
|Unit 10: Communication Technologies|
|Unit 11: Systems Analysis and Design|
|Unit 13: IT Systems Troubleshooting and Repair|
|Unit 15: Object Oriented Programming|
|Unit 17: Project Planning with IT|
|Unit 18: Database Design|
|Unit 21: Data Analysis and Design|
|Unit 28: Website Production|
|Unit 32: Networked Systems Security|
|Unit 39: Web Animation for Interactive Media|
|Unit 43: Multimedia Design|
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- Minimum 3 IGCSE’s including Math, English and a related subject
- Grade 10 or equivalent in any curriculum with minimum 55%
- BTEC Level 2 in any ﬁeld
- Work Experience (for working professionals)
- Additional English language proficiency may apply where medium of teaching is not English
Students applying for fast track programme must show additional competency and pass an interview with faculty members.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in IT.
|Fast Track (12 month)||AED 39,000 Full course|
|Regular Track (18 – 24 months)||AED 27,000 per year|
|One-time Application fee||
|Security deposit (refundable)||
600-800 per month depending on location/emirate
|Visa deposit (refundable)||
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