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.
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 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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Hayes Community Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
For more information, see our web page link here: https://www.uxbridgecollege.ac.uk/college-information/international.html
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
Additional entry requirements
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
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5880||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£5880||Year 1|