City of Liverpool College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

This Computing HNC will develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet both the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake it. The course provides students with a thorough grounding in computing principles at Level 4 that leads on to a range of specialist progression pathways at Level 5, relating to individual professions within the computing sector.

Course details


At Level 4, students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the computing sector through eight core units, which include one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. These units are: • Programming • Networking • Professional Practice • Database Design and Development • Security • Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-set unit) • Software Development Lifecycles • Website Design and Development.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed through submission of written reports and practical solutions such as programming, database development and web applications. Formative assessment is primarily developmental in nature and is designed to give feedback to students on their performance and progress, with support. Summative assessment is given where students are provided with the assignment grades contributing towards the overall unit grade. The programme allows 120 credits.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6568 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6568 Year 1
Scotland £6568 Year 1
Wales £6568 Year 1

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Computing at City of Liverpool College University Centre - UCAS