• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyAim Awards


This course is for you if you are interested in pursuing a career in the computing and digital industry. This course will give you the skills needed to move on to University.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Computer Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Database Applications
  • Introduction to Computer Architecture
  • Introduction to programming
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Maths for Computing
  • Web Page Design & Production


September - June
Dates to be confirmed on enrolment

Entry requirements

You must complete a successful interview and be working at a Level 2 English and maths.

You will be assessed on a continuous basis, both practically and theoretically throughout the course.

Assessment methods will be flexible and creative and will echo those used in higher education.

Careers/University Opportunities

Career opportunities include web design, web development, IT consulting, IT systems management, systems analysis, games development, data analysis and programming.

Past students have progressed to study degrees in computing, computer science, software development, web development, app design, artificial intellegence, networked systems, digital games, games design and production.


Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course. 

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Level 3 Entitlement: If you are aged 19 - 23 on the start date of the course and this is your first full Level 3 qualification the course is free. For more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Advanced Learner Loan: If you are aged 19-23 and this is not your first full Level 3 qualification or you are aged 24 or over on the start date of the course, you will have to pay fees. However, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to fund all or part of the fee. For information on Advanced Learning Loans go to www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans/

The Advanced Learner Loan will not be repayable by students who progress into Higher Education and complete their degree.

Please note any fee shown excludes any additional costs to learners for any necessary equipment, materials, uniforms or any visit/residential that learners are required to participate in.

You can apply online by clicking on the apply button at the top of this website page. Once we have received and processed your Application Form we will be in touch. If you have any questions about the status of your application please contact the Admissions Department on (01642) 333601. For general enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333700 or e-mail courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk

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