Computing

London South East Colleges (Bromley College)

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

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London South East Colleges (Bromley College) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course is designed to help you develop advance knowledge and skills appropriate for a career in the fields of Software Engineering and Network Engineering. This two -year course is a work-related qualification for students taking their first step into employment, or for those already in employment and seeking career development opportunities. This new HND in computing are designed to reflect increasing demand for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Level 4 and Level 5, thereby providing students with clear line of sight to employment and progression to a degree at Level 6. The Software Engineering pathway allows students to study a variety of subjects, including the Development of Information systems, Advanced Programming, Professional Practice, Computing Research Project, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The Network Engineering pathway offers students the option of specialising and gaining knowledge in such areas as Computer Networking, Cloud Computing, Network Security, Network Management, Games Development, Virtual & Augmented Reality and Computing Research Project.

Course details

Modules

Please see website https://www.lsec.ac.uk/courses/ict/257-he/2045-computing-software-engineering-he-pearson-btec-hnd?highlight=WyJobmQiLCJjb21wdXRpbmciXQ==

Assessment method

Assessment is through time constrained assessment, assignments work including essay and report writing, portfolio building, project work, oral assessment and presentation, group and individual work. All units are graded as pass, merit or distinction. Students must pass each unit to get the overall BTEC Higher National in Computing at the end of the programme. All assessments are delivered through a standard system, which makes the context and the assessment criteria clear. There are assessment weeks and grades accumulate over the year


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

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 codeG404
Institution code B97
Campus nameBromley College (Bexley Campus)
Campus codeB

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Year 2 direct entry will need to be discussed with the Programme Leader at the institution to match units/modules of year 1, before confirming year 2 entry into this course

International applicants

We do not have an intake for Tier 4 students


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points You will require a minimum of 48 UCAS points from a Level 3 qualification. Relevant BTEC (Pearson’s Edexcel) National Diploma/Certificate in IT or other IT related Level 3 qualification. Access to HE in Computing, Business or computer related. International Baccalaurean qualification. Applicants with BTEC ND/NC or degrees in other areas will be considered. 5 GCSEs-grades A*-C including English and Maths or equivalent qualification. Additional Entry Requirements Applications from students with specific vocational, professional and other qualifications (e.g. NVQs, MCP, CCNA, A+) are judged on merit according to the relevance of such courses serving as preparation for the programme. We also welcome applications from mature students with interest in learning the technical aspects of Computing, Networking, Software Development. If you do not have the above UCAS for GCSE requirements but have appropriate experience, specific knowledge or industry-based qualifications, your application will be welcomed & still considered.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.lsec.ac.uk/courses/ict/257-he/2045-computing-software-engineering-he-pearson-btec-hnd?highlight=WyJobmQiLCJjb21wdXRpbmciXQ==

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5750 Year 1
Scotland £5750 Year 1
Wales £5750 Year 1

Additional fee information

You can apply for a student loan for this course. Although we aim to minimise any additional costs to students over and above the course tuition fee, there will be some additional costs which students are expected to meet these include: - Text books - Travel to other sites - Where required - Library Fees and Fines - If you fail to return loaned items within the required time you will be responsible for the cost of any fees or fines applicable - Printing and photocopying - You will need to cover the cost of any printing or photocopying undertaken to support your learning - Laboratory Equipment - You will need to cover the cost of a the lab coat and spectacles - they are available to buy new from the College at £15. You will also have to pay a £5 deposit for a locker.
Computing at London South East Colleges (Bromley College) - UCAS