Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in Information Technology Level 3

Duration

14-16 Months

Fee

AED 35,000 / Year

Scholarship

Upto 25%*

Delivery

Full Time

Language

English

About Course

The Pearson BTEC International Extended Diploma in IT is a Level 3 course university foundation course that prepares students for either the first year of an undergraduate degree or an equivalent Level 4 vocational course here with us at TWI.  

This internationally recognised programme provides the skills necessary for a successful career in the IT sector. The modules cover the most crucial subjects affecting the current IT landscape and will help you obtain all the knowledge and skills you need to progress to Level 4. This includes the building of websites, cyber security, and incident management. A variety of optional modules will also be available for you to select from, allowing you to design a personalised learning pathway for the duration of the course.

All students on this course will also benefit from our Earn While You Learn scheme and have the opportunity to receive professional career training and placement opportunities so that they can work alongside their degree. 

Course Structure

Information Technology Systems —Strategy, Management and Infrastructure
Creating Systems to Manage Information (SQL/Access)
Using Social Media in Business
Programming
Data Modelling (Excel-spreadsheet Based)
Website Development
Computer Games Development
IT Project Management
Cyber Security and Incident Management
IT Technical Support and Management
Cloud storage and Collaboration Tools
Digital 2D and 3D Graphics
Digital Animation and Effects
The Internet of Things

Course Fees  

The Course fees for Level 3 are 35,000 AED a year (subject to 5% VAT)

Meritorious Scholarships and discounts are available so please get in touch with the team for more information.

Course Requirements

To enrol on this course, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years of age or above
  • Show proof of their English language ability

They must also have one of the following:

  • Minimum 3 D`s in IGCSE’s.
  • Grade 10 or equivalent in any curriculum with a minimum of 50%
  • BTEC Level 2 in a related field with a minimum pass profile.
  • Other related BTEC Level 2 qualifications
  • Work experience with two references.

* Please check with the Admissions Team for further information


Placement Assistance

As well as helping students who wish to embark on, or advance in, a career involving Computing, this course is well suited to students who wish to progress to university level.

The Level 3 Extended Diploma is a University Foundation Course which prepares students for Level 4. So, on completion of this course, successful students will have the credits they need to apply for admission to a Bachelor’s Degree at a range of top universities across the globe or can go on to complete the Pearson BTEC HND in Computing Level 4 & 5 here with us at TWI. 


FAQs

An independent technical and vocational education and training college operating under British Education Group with more than 20 years of expertise in providing students with high-quality British Education at affordable cost. Our first campus in Dubai “The Woolwich Institute”, is based at Dubai Knowledge Village and offers Diploma courses in all major domains including Business, DET and Computing.

  • One of the world’s fastest-growing economy
  • A strong international hub for work
  • One of the safest countries in the world
  • Tax-free country
  • A melting pot of multiple nationalities

For a student visa, you will be required to submit the following documents:

  • Completed visa application form.
  • Two passport-size photographs (with white background) and 1 passport size photograph for the application submitted online.
  • Conditional Offer letter issued by The Woolwich Institute Admission Office
  • Clear passport copy (both sides) – please make sure that your passport is valid for at least six months from the time of visa application.
  • Copy of fee receipts.
  • 25% tuition fee.
  • Visa deposit of AED 2,500 (one time payment and refundable deposit following visa cancellation minus visa cancellation charges and other outstanding balance if any).
  • Annual Visa processing fee of AED 3,150 (Outside UAE) AED 4,900 (Inside of UAE) (this includes the visa processing, medical tests, medical insurance and emirates ID)
  • If you are below 18 years old, Immigration requires a Non Objection Certificate from your parents attested by the UAE Embassy and ministry of foreign affairs in your home country.

Yes, you may submit your visa application thru email at studentaffairs@woolwich.ac.ae TWI Visa Office will acknowledge the email and will guide you through the process.

  • The processing time will take approximately 10-15 working days before we receive the student entry permit.
  • The entry permit is valid for 2 months and should be used to enter the country within the date specified on the visa.
  • The student visa stamping will follow upon arrival and will take another 15-20 days.

Your student visa is valid for a period of one year and can be renewed while you are still actively enrolled as a student of The Woolwich Institute Dubai.

Pearson, the biggest learning organisation in the world with locations all over the world, grants BTEC credentials. BTEC is an acronym for the Business and Technology Education Council. In order to prepare students for the job market, BTECS are vocational qualifications that incorporate both practical learning and theoretical instruction. BTEC courses are offered at TWI at levels 3 through 5, allowing students to go further with a variety of entry points even if they have not finished high school.

Pearson courses at TWI are divided into below categories:

BTEC Level 3 Diploma: These courses, which are equivalent to three A levels, provide a more in-depth look at the subject and more specialised information catered towards a particular career path or work role.

HND: With some prerequisites, the Higher National Diploma offers advanced studies and is roughly equivalent to the first two years of university. Students who complete this two-year degree are able to begin their studies at UKCBC and then transfer to more than 200 institutions throughout the world for their final year of study.

Students who chose us for their higher education will receive a British education at a reasonable cost. By visiting course fee section of our website or by contacting us by email at admissions@woolwich.ac.ae, you can see our most recent tuition rates.

In order to provide students with financial security while receiving a high-quality education, TWI has created a variety of scholarships and savings plans. You can reach us at admission@woolwich.ac.ae to find out more about the scholarships we have available. Please be aware that we provide a restricted number of limited-availability scholarships, some of which might not be accessible throughout the entire year.

Our campus is located in G-24, 34 & 35, Block 2A, of Dubai Knowledge Park, Tecom.

Dubai Knowledge Park is a hub of all major academic institutions with state of the art infrastructure facilities.

Yes, currently TWI students can work part-time as allowed by the DDA and the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority with an approximate limit of 20 hours per week.

Yes, all classes at the TWI Dubai Campus are conducted in English. However, our student support and the recruitment team can speak different languages to help explain our admissions, enrolment and other student services procedures.

Our credentials serve as a starting point for your academic or professional career. After earning our credentials, you have the option of continuing your undergraduate studies at one of 200 colleges worldwide by applying for a top-up year, or finding entry-level employment.

The Academic and Professional Development modules are offered as a part of our curriculum and are taken by all of our students. Students have the opportunity each month to advance their technical and soft skills that can be used to both at college and the workplace. Each semester, we also plan seminars and business outings to help students better grasp the modern workplace.

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Course Structure

Information Technology Systems —Strategy, Management and Infrastructure
Creating Systems to Manage Information (SQL/Access)
Using Social Media in Business
Programming
Data Modelling (Excel-spreadsheet Based)
Website Development
Computer Games Development
IT Project Management
Cyber Security and Incident Management
IT Technical Support and Management
Cloud storage and Collaboration Tools
Digital 2D and 3D Graphics
Digital Animation and Effects
The Internet of Things

Course Fees  

The Course fees for Level 3 are 35,000 AED a year (subject to 5% VAT)

Meritorious Scholarships and discounts are available so please get in touch with the team for more information.

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