The HND Computer Science course has been designed to meet the growing needs of IT and computing related sectors, giving you an up-to-date, recognised qualification within the context of an ever-changing employment market. The range of optional subjects available will allow you to focus on different aspects, perhaps where there is a local demand for particular skills. The inclusion of subjects as cloud computing, convergence technologies, network technology and advanced software development will ensure that your qualification is relevant for the 21st century. On successful completion you will be able to demonstrate competency in a wide range of related skills such as design and implementation of applications including database design, website design and support, mobile application development and technical support.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Advanced entry to year two may be possible with HNC Computing. UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6720||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6720||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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