School of Digital & IT

Our courses offer a number of different routes into the increasingly connected technological world.

School of Digital & IT

Computer Science offers courses concerned with the design and maintenance of systems and setting up wired and wireless networks. You will develop programming skills and techniques for use in software engineering, networking and web development industries.

Enterprise, work experience and visits play an important part in ensuring students develop cutting-edge skills that are relevant and valued by employers.

State-of-the-art equipment will be available to you—there are over 3,000 workstations with multimedia and internet facilities across the College’s main campuses, well equipped teaching suites and access to specialist computing suites at various sites.

This department has established strong links with the technology industry including running a Network Academy and our staff, who are armed with extensive industry experience, are able to help develop your skills in preparation for a career in the sector.

Computer Science and Networking Certificate Level 2
Interested in website development, programming your own software, graphic design or networking? This level 2 course will develop your skills in these areas!
Extended Certificate in Computer Science Level 3
Leeds is the digital hub in the North. This level 3 course equips you with the skills fast becoming essential in the computing industry. Modules include System Security.
Computer Science Foundation Diploma Level 3
Want to work on computer programming, making software for the latest games, websites, and programs used within the computing industry? This software development course is perfect for you.
Games Courses
View our Games courses within our Creative Arts department.
BTEC Level-1 Certificate Introductory in IT
Develop essential software and hardware skills on a course which combines IT with business practices. Take the first step towards your career with these introductory skills for the world of
IT BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate
This qualification runs over one year and gives you the opportunity to do a comprehensive IT course, strengthening your maths/English GCSE qualifications to help you progress onto level 3.
IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate
Our Level 3 Extended Certificate in IT is the perfect choice for you if you're interested in working in the various sectors of the IT industry.
IT BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma
Interested in Programming, Web Design, IT Systems, or Social Media in Business as a career? Then our new, exciting and challenging programme of study is for you.
BTEC Certificate for IT Users (ITQ) (Entry 3)
Digital & IT is will develop the essential skills you need to understand the intricacies of software and hardware, using computing technologies to support devices that everyone is using.
Digital Technology Industries Extended Certificate Level 1
This qualification runs over one year and gives you the opportunity to do a level 1 programme at an introductory stage.
Access to HE courses
View our Access courses in Computing and Networking.
Part time IT courses
View our part-time IT courses.