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 - Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

    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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  • Computing and IT Services - Level 2 Diploma

    This varied and interesting course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge for a career in the computing industry and prepare you for further study.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Games Design - Level 3 (UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma)

    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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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in IT Application Specialist

    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
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  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

    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
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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.

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