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Fundamentals of Information Technology


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This course serves as an introduction to IT and its role in business. It covers roles and responsibilities in the IT industry, information systems development, hardware and software, IT security, and the internet and e-commerce. It also incorporates a study skills element aimed at providing you with the skills to create professional project reports, and a personal development planning element to enable you to plan for a career in the IT industry.

Assessment: a portfolio of written tasks.

There may be multiple instances of the class starting on the same date and at the same time. This allows us to offer additional places and you can enrol on any that have availability.

15 credits at level 4

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    Prerequisites: Basic PC and internet skills.

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You register directly onto the classes you would like to take. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then register onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.