Nelson and Colne College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

This programme is suited to you if you have completed a Level 3 IT or subject related course and are looking to progress your career within this sector. It's purpose is to develop you as a professional who is able to meet the demands of employers in the sector. The course will offer you a broad introduction to the subject as well as acquiring skills and experience. On successful completion of the course, you will demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of computing as well as transferable skills such as team working, organisation and problem solving strategies.

Course details


Modules may include: Programming; Networking; Professional Practice; Database Design & Development; Security; Managing a Successful Computing Project

Assessment method

The HNC in Computing and Systems Development will be taught through a variety of methods – lectures, self-directed and online learning, and scenario-based learning. You will be assessed via coursework assessments, and practical examinations.

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

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeCOMP
Institution code N06
Campus nameNelson Campus
Campus codeN

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 points

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7725 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7725 Year 1
Scotland £7725 Year 1
Wales £7725 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computing at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS