This is an innovative and fast paced course that introduces you to a wide range of skills aimed at preparing you for a career as a software designer across a broad range of applications. You will focus on developing key programming skills for software development, covering procedural programming, event driven and object orientated programming using C++, Visual Basic and JAVA.
This course is part of our Careers College programme. The Careers College is a new concept in education in which we work with a range of employers to develop curriculum and educational experiences that enable students to quickly develop digital, creative and employability skills. As a Careers College student you will have access to a broad range of employer-led activity, such as live briefs, internships and seminars, to develop relevant skills for your chosen career route, as well as many local initiatives such as coding summer schools and games design events.
Find out more about our Careers College programmes at www.bmet.ac.uk/courses/career-colleges
You will need four GCSEs at grade C including maths and English or a Level 2 Diploma in an IT related subject at a merit or distinction grade.
Delivery and Assessment
This course iss assessed through coursework and assignments.
You can progress onto a wide range of degrees in related areas or enter employment as a web developer, games tester, computer animator or a computer games designer all industries that are going through significant growth.