The Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing is ideal if you are seeking a higher education qualification or training in the world of sophisticated computing systems and networks. The programme is a non-specialist ‘Computing’ pathway, without committing to a particular professional specialism. The course will give you the practical core skills necessary to succeed as an IT professional. The course aims to provide focus on providing a range of careers in Computing, such as Network Management, Application Development, Database Management, Cloud and Security. You will gain a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required to progress into employment or continued undergraduate studies.
The units offered cover a range of computer-related skills the core units studied are: • Programming • Networking • Professional Practice • Database Design & Development • Security • Managing a Successful Computing Project • Computer Systems Architecture • Computing Research Project • Business Intelligence. In addition to the core units the course will also include five optional units. The course is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and E-learning.
The method of assessment varies between modules and your lecturers will advise you of the method(s) to be used. This reflects the need to develop a range of different knowledge, understanding and skills. During your HND programme you will experience some, or all, of the following methods of assessment: • Formal & Informal reports • Written assignments • Laboratory practical work • In-class tests • Coursework case study problems • Work sheets • Project work • Group/Individual presentations
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Unfortunately, we do not accept Tier IV applicants
English Language and mathematics at GCSE grade 4/C or above is also required for entry to this course. Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications are also accepted.
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Fees and funding
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