Welcome to the Computing and IT department. On this page you will find an introduction to the department and the individual subjects we offer.

Computing and IT courses

Computer Science

Computers and technology are at the heart of almost everything we do. Entertainment, business, transport and education all rely on computers. Understanding computing technology is a vital skill for the 21st century. Studying computer science will equip you with problem solving skills and technical insights that you can apply to a broad range of other disciplines too.

For more information please see the Computer Science page on the college website.


This course offers a specialist qualification that focuses on aspects of employment within an IT vocational sector. The qualification covers both theory in relation to IT and its place in society and practical elements for IT in industry. The course prepares learners for the constantly evolving digital sector, ensuring students have the knowledge and skills they need to work in the ever-changing world of Information Technology. Assessment is through a combination of external examination, controlled assessment and coursework.

For more information please see the IT BTEC page on the college website.

If you have any questions relating to any of these subjects please email openevent@aquinas.ac.uk
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