Computing and IT | Courses for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET

Study Computing and IT at Brighton MET

The technology industry is growing rapidly and there are excellent options for career development within the sector. If you want to become an IT systems support professional our IT and computing courses will help you start your career or progress to university.

You will be taught a range of essential topics including: the principles of computer science, the fundamentals of computer systems, systems security and encryption, business applications, human-computer interaction and managing and supporting systems.

Our courses are taught by tutors with hands-on industry experience, so as well as gaining the knowledge and qualifications needed to be an IT practitioner, you’ll also be acquiring skills that are directly relevant to the workplace.


Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

Available courses

  • Brighton
    Computing and IT Services | BTEC National Extended Certificate and Diploma | Level 3
    Computing and IT Services | BTEC National Extended Certificate and Diploma | Level 3

    This course provides you with the high-level knowledge and experience to continue studying or begin a career in the computing industry.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Brighton
    Computing and IT Services | OCR Cambridge Technicals Diploma in IT | Level 2
    Computing and IT Services | OCR Cambridge Technicals Diploma in IT | Level 2

    Designed with industry experts, we deliver the latest knowledge in computer hardware, technology systems, games development and customising software.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Games Design | UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3
    Games Design | UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3

    This course will give you an understanding of games, animation and concept art for the creative media industries.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Brighton
    Get Started in Business, IT & Travel | Level 1
    Get Started in Business, IT & Travel | Level 1

    This course is an introduction to the business, travel and tourism sectors. You will learn computer skills, how to research a topic and customer service skills.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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