Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Computing and IT for 16-19 year olds at 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.


Available courses

  • Computing and IT Services | BTEC Subsidiary and Extended Diploma in IT | 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
    Find out more
  • 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
    Find out more
  • 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
    Find out more
  • 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
    Find out more
  • IT Application Specialist - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    The Level 2 IT Application Specialist is suitable for those whose main job role is to use IT applications in support of colleagues or customers in any sector or industry.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    Find out more
  • IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This qualification allows learners to build their skills and understanding required for progression in the IT and telecoms sector.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
    Find out more

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.

Stay connected