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BRITISH COMPUTER SOCIETY OVERVIEW

The BCS is the Chartered body for IT in the UK, setup by Royal Decree.

The BRITISH COMPUTER SOCIETY courses are set at 3 levels: CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA and GRADUATE DIPLOMA, which are assessed and equivalent to UK Diploma Level 4, Level 5 and Level 6 respectively.

We have an excellent success rate with most of the toppers in different subjects coming from our training centre. Likewise, we have, in several occasions, had students getting first worldwide prizes.

CERTIFICATE LEVEL IN IT - LEVEL 4

The Certificate in IT is for students looking to build a solid foundation for a career in IT and computing.

Requirements:

  • You need to be a BCS member to sit the exams
  • You must be aged 16 years old and over


While not a requirement, it is recommended that those studying HEQ are working at International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Level 5.5 or above.

COURSE MODULES

You have to complete 3 modules:

DIPLOMA LEVEL IN IT - LEVEL 5

The Diploma in IT is for students who understand the fundamental principles in IT and are ready to start developing specialist skills.

Requirements:

  • You need to have passed, or been made exempt from, the BCS Certificate in IT
  • You must be a BCS member to sit the exam
  • You must be aged 16 years old and over


While not a requirement, it is recommended that those studying HEQ are working at International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Level 5.5 or above.

COURSE MODULES

Your must complete 4 modules (core + 3)

GRADUATE LEVEL IN IT - LEVEL 6

The Professional Graduate Diploma in IT is for students who are dedicated to working in the IT industry and are looking to gain depth of knowledge and expertise.

Entry Requirements:

  • You need to have passed, or been made exempt from, the BCS Certificate in IT and the BCS Diploma in IT
  • You must be a BCS member to sit the exam
  • You must be aged 16 years old and over


While not a requirement, it is recommended that those studying HEQ are working at International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Level 5.5 or above

COURSE MODULES

Students have to complete 4 modules from

PROFESSIONAL PROJECT: At Graduate Level, students must complete a Professional Project

PROFESSIONAL PROJECT
[Compulsory]

Computer Services Management

COURSE ORGANISATION & TIMING

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Our unique methodology includes in-class lectures, practical sessions, online coaching, e-learning website with past-papers and state of the art testing tools ensure that students get the best preparation for the examinations, which are set and marked by the BCS two times per year – March and September. Locally, the exams are organized under the supervision of the MES.

Pre-requisite: IT literate and experience (You can also follow a FOUNDATION COURSE first), exemption can be obtained if you hold equivalent qualifications

Duration: Normal : 3 years, experienced candidates can choose an accelerated route

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