Computing

Overview

Join our dynamic computing department, where you’ll learn programming, computer hardware building and maintenance, use of computers in industry and how to develop mobile applications. 

We offer a suite of relevant qualifications from levels 1-4, that provide you with the technical and theoretical skills required to achieve your dream career in this fast growing sector. You’ll gain the knowledge required to progress in the IT industry; particular emphasis is placed on issues surrounding networking solutions and data security principles. 

As part of the course you will have the opportunity to work with our industry partners and complete course related work experience at a number of prestigious businesses. We offer strong links with the university sector, who visit throughout the year to offer advice and guidance around applying to and selecting the right university for you.


Career Prospects

IT business analysts, architects and systems designers

Annual pay
£40,040
Workforce change
8%
Hours/week
38
Replacement
24%

The workforce is projected to expand by 8% over the period to 2024, adding 9,299 jobs. In the same period, 24% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 29,417 job openings.

Role description

Workers in this unit group provide advice on the effective utilisation of IT and design IT systems in order to meet the business objectives or to enhance the business effectiveness of the organisation.

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Maison Dieu Road
Dover, Kent
CT16 1DH