Computing (HTQ) at University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group (inc Wakefield College & Selby College) - UCAS

Course summary

The HNC in Computing is a one year vocational programme, providing an exciting opportunity to develop the practical skills sought after by employers, and is ideal for students wanting to further their career within the IT Industry. A particular emphasis is placed on ensuring you are able to effectively apply computing concepts to solve computing problems.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Building on previous knowledge and skills in Computing, the course is structured to provide opportunities across a broad academic and vocational base, progressively deepening learners’ knowledge. Students undertake eight units to complete the HNC. These are currently*: • Programming (Core) • Employability and Professional Development (Core) • Networking (Core) • Database Design and Development (Core) • Security (Core) • Managing a project (Core) • Web Design and Development • Software Development Lifecycles. *Please note that these are likely to change due to curriculum updating by the awarding body Pearson. Units may be subject to change from year to year, due to curriculum updating/sector changes/changes in delivery staff specialisms or awarding body requirements.

How to apply

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University Centre: Selby College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This programme is currently available to UK and EU applicants only.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applications from mature students with relevant professional/life experience are welcome. You might be required to provide further evidence to decide on your suitability for the course and an admissions test may be used in certain circumstances.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6950 Year 1
Scotland £6950 Year 1
Wales £6950 Year 1

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Computing (HTQ) at University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group (inc Wakefield College & Selby College) - UCAS