Computing // Level 3

The course for you if ...

You want to develop advanced IT skills across a wide range of digital platforms. This is the perfect course if you are looking for up-to-the-minute training in computing skills and want to study selected areas for today’s computer industry.

Units you will study will include: Information Technology Systems; Creating systems to manage information; Social media and business; Programming; IT project management; Cyber security and incident management; IT service delivery.

Other units may include: Data modelling; Website development; Mobile Apps development; Software testing; Customising and Integrating applications and Business process modelling tools.

Entry requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C/Grade 4 or above,including English and Maths; or a pass at Level 2 Diploma in IT; or equivalent. An interview with a course tutor is also required.


Assessment is ongoing and based on assignments.

Progression and careers

Progression into further study at TyneMet or at university in an IT capacity, or in a specialist area requiring IT support.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 3
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus