This course is highly practical and provides a strong grounding in computing fundamentals. It will give you a comprehensive understanding of object oriented programming in Java, event driven programming in C#, computer systems and e-commerce. The units of study reflect the current employment opportunities within the industry and the skills in-demand by employers. A nationally recognised computing qualification, the HNC is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in the computing industry or who wish to progress onto a level 5 programme such as a HND. The course also aims to develop essential and transferrable employment skills such as communication and interpersonal skills, leadership and the dynamics of working with others in teams.
Programming, Networking, Professional Practice, Database Design and Development, Security, Managing a Successful Computing Project, Software Development Lifecycles, Website Design and Development,
12.5% Pearson set assignment 87.5% coursework
How to apply
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Walsall College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||72 - 96 points|
|A level||DDD - CCC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
GCSE Maths – grade C/4 GCSE English Language– grade C/4 Functional skill Level 2 Maths and English No international applications. Also required: Applications to all FT UG must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college, please contact us and we will process your UCAS application. Related work experience will be considered for mature applicants. All applicants will be required to sit an initial assessment and attend an interview, and may be required to sit a written exam. Points of entry: Year 2 (HND) and Year 3. Campus: Wisemore Campus (Main Site).
Additional entry requirements
Basic and Key Skill Builder Assessment (BKSB)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5200*||Whole course|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Littleton Street West
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