Our HND in Computing and Systems Development is studied over two years and will help you to develop your skills in front and back-end design technologies. You will be given a more practical and vocational perspective as you develop key knowledge in e-commerce related systems and the business related skills you’ll need for a successful career in the IT industry. Our expert tutors will help you expand your commercial awareness, while studying computer and network infrastructures. There will be a strong element of design and creativity throughout the course, and we will also help you to develop a good mix of employability skills as well as the essential knowledge needed to progress onto higher levels of study.
Your learning will span a whole range of computing disciplines, focusing on hardware, systems analysis, web technologies, programming databases, networking and multimedia. Units include: Computer systems; Networking technologies; Database design concepts; Website design; Object oriented programming; Networking; Business skills for e-commerce; Employability and professional development; Systems analysis and design; Project; Internet server management; Data analysis and design; Quality systems in IT; E-Commerce strategy; Programming in .NET; Web application development; Games design and development. See the Pearson website for full course specification: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-higher-nationals/computing-2022.html
See the Pearson website for assessment methods: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-higher-nationals/computing-2022.html
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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- Hastings (Ore Valley)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Year 2 - 120 CATS points from degree-level study (e.g. HNC, one year of full-time FdA or BA) Content of completed modules from previous study will be reviewed to ensure they map across to learning aims/outcomes of the new course. Please contact us for further information.
International students will need IELTS 6.5 overall with a 6 in writing. For further information about studying with us as an International student, including information about study visas, please visit: https://international.escg.ac.uk/
We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications. We can accept mature students based on relevant work experience, and / or a portfolio. Please contact us for further information.
Additional entry requirements
We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications. We can accept mature students based on relevant experience. Please contact us for further information.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||International students require a 6.5 overall with a 6 in writing.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£5950||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£5950||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£5950||Year 1|
Additional fee information
East Sussex College
Hastings, East Sussex
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030 300 39350