HCUC

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Computing (RQF)

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Course summary

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. In addition, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in computing give students experience of the breadth and depth that will prepare students for further study or training. The programme is a non-specialist ‘Computing’ pathway, without committing to a particular professional specialism. As a result, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing programme is valued by companies and employers, and is perfect for individuals who wish to have a more of a ‘hands-on’ experience with their studies and is also valuable in preparing students for life at university.

Course details

Modules

The unit combinations and the list of optional units are: Mandatory Units: Computing Research Project (Pearson-set) Business Intelligence Optional units Cloud Computing Network Security Advanced Programming E-Commerce & Strategy Artificial Intelligence Cisco “CCNAv7”, Cisco “Cybersecurity Essentials” & Microsoft Azure Cloud Computing are integrated in the BTEC L5 HND in computing programme. Actual optional units may be subject to change if sufficient number of students decide to follow one of the six specialist pathways offered by Pearson. The course will also develop a broad range of transferable skills, which include communicating, team work, planning & organising, problem solving, IT skills and numerical techniques.

Assessment method

Assessment is through a series of assignments including 95% written assignments, 4% group work, 1% presentations. the grades in each subject unit are shown as: pass merit distinction

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:
I100
Institution code:
U95
Campus name:
Hayes Community Campus
Campus code:
2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For more information, see our web page link here: https://www.uxbridgecollege.ac.uk/college-information/international.html

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Mature students with appropriate related industry experience are encouraged to apply

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

https://www.uxbridgecollege.ac.uk/courses-west-london/computing-a-information-technology/208-level-5-9/5971-pearson-btec-level-5-hnd-in-computing-rqf.html

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

All students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent


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 £5880 Year 1
England £5880 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5880 Year 1
Scotland £5880 Year 1
Wales £5880 Year 1
Channel Islands £5880 Year 1
International £7543 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees quoted are for home and overseas students for one year of study and include tuition, exam fee, ID card (which gives access to the college and facilities e.g. library) and college registration.
Computing (RQF) at HCUC - UCAS