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Programming App and Web Development - September 2024

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Full Time
36 weeks
Digital Technologies
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East Ham Campus
Programming App and Web Development – September 2024
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Course content

This course overall focuses on the design and implementation of an organisation’s IT software infrastructure together with the activities and roles that are carried out in the workplace, such as selecting hardware and software to meet client’s needs, and learning how to build, create, design, upgrade or install computer systems and mobile apps that are safe and secure.

This course will additionally focus on understanding and creating applications for hardware and mobile devices. You will be asked to consider how Mobile apps can be used to support businesses and explain the benefits and drawbacks of these technologies. You will be designing and working with Android Studio to produce your own ideas and solutions to organisation needs. You will understand the social, commercial and legal implications when using technologies and be able to identify future impacts from the application of these new technologies.

On all our courses, you will also develop professional, personal and social skills through interaction with peers, stakeholders and clients, as well theoretical knowledge and understanding to underpin these skills.

The course is assessed by a mixture of internal and external methods. Internally assessed units will be in the form of projects that consist of two to four assignments per unit. Externally assessed units will be examined units. There will be two examined units per year.


  • Information Technical Systems
  • Creating Systems to Manage Information
  • Using Social Media in Business
  • Programming
  • Data Modelling
  • Website Development
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Computer Games Development

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9-4, including English and Maths.

Merit on Level 2 IT course, including GCSE English and Maths.

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

This course is free for students aged 16-18.


BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Information Technology