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Course summary

Please note: this course was previous titled 'Computing HND' This course is a stepping-stone towards a full honours degree in Computing. Delivered at Leicester College, the first two years of study lead to the award of HND after which you can top-up to an undergraduate degree in Applied Computing. Top-up to a BSc degree requires an additional year of full-time study at the De Montfort University campus. The modules on this HND have been very carefully designed to provide a fully integrated course of study. Key skills in English and mathematics, business skills including report writing, group work, planning projects and making presentations are fully contextualised within the academic subject content. The course is especially suitable if you wish to gain a professional qualification without immediately committing to a full term of study, if you are a mature student returning to study, or if you have entry qualifications below those required to start the full degree.


First year Introduction to Computing and its applications Computer Ethics Data Analytics and Statistics 1 Information Systems Analysis Information and Database Design Foundations of programming in Python Programming in Python 2 Data Analytics and Statistics 2 Second Year Information and Database Development Project Management Human Computer Interaction Integrated Project Programming with APIs and Frameworks Mobile Application Design and Development Analytics and Business Modelling Introduction to Information Security

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

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Leicester College
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fees for subsequent years of study for continuing students are subject to an annual review. Any increase in fee will be in line with RPI-X (linked to the retail price index) and the fee cap set by the Government.
Applied Computing at De Montfort University - UCAS