Studying these topics will enable you to develop essential skills for future employment in the computing and IT industry. You will be applying what you learn by developing a portfolio to demonstrate your skills and understanding in these areas. By studying this OU level 1 module you can begin to explore where your future career ambitions or interests might lie.
The Technologies in Practice module from The Open University UK is structured into three study blocks, each based upon a key area in computing and IT, and the development of a portfolio which forms part of your final assessment.
You will study both OU materials and third party materials that support your learning in the three key topics. The module is practical and activity-based, and much of the study material is delivered online. You will therefore be working at your computer for significant periods of time.
This module will enable you to:
This module has particular vocational relevance to those wishing to develop a career in the IT industry. It provides many opportunities to demonstrate relevant technical knowledge and practical IT skills.
You can apply until:
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This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
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