Our Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Computing offers participants three distinct pathways:
- Higher National Diploma in Computing
- Higher National Diploma in Computing (Cyber Security)
- Higher National Diploma in Computing (Data Analytics)
In the General Computing pathway you study specialist topics such as: Programming Database Design & Development Security Software Development Lifecycles Website Design & Development Business Process Support In the Cyber Security pathway you study specialist topics such as: Networking Cyber Security Applied Cryptography in the Cloud Information Security Management Forensics Applied Cryptography in the Cloud In the Data Analytics pathway, you study specialist topics such as: Strategic Information Systems Data Analytics Website Design & Development Advanced Programming for Data Analysis and Big Data Analytics Visualisation
You will study two core units − one core, 15-credit, unit at Level 4 and one core, 30-credit unit at Level 5 − will be assessed by a mandatory Pearson-set assignment targeted at particular skills. All other units are assessed by centre-devised internal assignments.
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.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following: - A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Computing (or a related subject) - A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject; this profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades A* to C and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as Maths and English - Other related Level 3 qualifications - An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution - Related work experience - An international equivalent of the above
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