This HTQ (Higher Technical Qualification) is a widely recognised and highly valued computing qualification that enables you to develop a range of higher level specialist technical skills and knowledge, enabling students to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and to adapt to a constantly changing world. This programme is a specialist pathway, designed to support progression into the fields of software development and testing. The course will enhance your ability to develop sophisticated applications to change tomorrow’s world, and as a software tester to be involved in the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment. Students will benefit from our excellent cutting-edge computing facilities, small student groups and extremely supportive, industry-experienced teaching staff. By completing this course, students will achieve an industry-recognised HND, which will enhance career prospects and your employability. To complement your course you will:
- Hear from a range of guest speakers from the computing sector
- Attend a relevant trip
The units you are studying will include: • Programming • Networking • Professional Practice • Database Design & Development • Security • Planning a Computing Project • Software Development Lifecycles • Website Design & Development • Computing Research Project • Business Process Support • Application Program Interfaces • Application Development • Risk Analysis & Systems Testing
100% Assessed through written and practical assessment.
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
GCSEs A*-C/ 9-4 in English and Maths/equivalent Functional skills. AND 32-48 UCAS tariff points including a computing subject. OR IT Apprenticeship Level 3 OR Digital T Level OR BTEC Level 3 qualification in computing OR An Access to Higher Education Diploma in a Computing or related subject.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|
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0345 658 8990