Nottingham College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI

Computing

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Course summary

Why choose this course This Higher National Certificate (HNC) course is designed to give you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector. About this course You’ll study a wide range of subjects, covering the diverse aspects of computing, including programming, analysis, design, computer architecture, networking, business communication, database design and professional practice. Examples of units you may study include:: •computer systems architecture •database design and development •object-oriented programming •security •professional practice •networking and virtualisation •managing a successful computing project •website/web application design and development New City Hub campus Our Computing department is based at the college's new £58 million City Hub campus at 111 Canal Street, near Nottingham train station. The campus opened in the Spring of 2021 and features state of the art teaching and learning facilities, science and computing laboratories, digital media broadcasting centre, with a restaurant, cafe and performing arts venue. Assessment Assessment is 100% coursework using a variety of assignments, case studies, practical tests and phase tests. Bursaries We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2023-24 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information. Your career and progression The Higher National Certificate (HNC) qualification is widely recognised in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions. After successfully completing the HNC course, you could also top-up your qualification to a Higher National Diploma (HND) using our flexible full-time or part-time top-up options.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
12CC
Institution code:
N30
Campus name:
City Hub
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Gibraltar or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College before submitting an application. Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Applicants may be invited to attend an informal interview.

Portfolio

As part of the admissions procedure, applicants may be asked to submit a portfolio of their recent work.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5An overall band score of 5.5; with no individual component less than 5.0.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8250 Year 1
England £8250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8250 Year 1
Scotland £8250 Year 1
Wales £8250 Year 1
Channel Islands £8250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students are advised to contact their own national student finance service for up-to-date information concerning potential financial support. Applicants who are permanently resident outside the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Republic of Ireland are advised to contact the College's International Office before submitting an application at: [email protected] Any additional costs or fees are shown on the UCAS page for each individual course.
Computing at Nottingham College - UCAS