Computing

EKC Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
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Course summary

The HNC in Computing is an established technical qualification that is highly respected throughout the computing industry. It provides you with the opportunity to develop both theoretical knowledge and practical skills over a wide range of computing applications. In addition you will have the opportunity to study for a variety of Microsoft industrial (MTA) qualifications as part of the programme. The UK has a significant shortfall of specialist and skilled I.T. & Computing personnel, and statistics have shown that I.T. and Computing skills are in demand, in particular when combined with the ability to manage projects. The programme aims to give you an insight into the experience and broad knowledge required to progress into employment in the I.T. and Computing industry or continue with your studies at a higher level, whilst retaining a strong focus on how fundamental computing techniques and technologies underpin all key industries.

Course details


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeI100
Institution code C12
Campus nameBroadstairs College
Campus code1

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Course in an appropriate subject.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Plus GCSE English and GCSE Maths, at Grade 4 or above. Or equivalent Level 2 qualifications.

Mature Students who do not fit this profile but have relevant experience are welcomed on the programme.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
EU £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing at EKC Group - UCAS