Higher National Certificate in Computing (HTQ) at New City College (incorporating Havering College) - UCAS

Course summary

Embark on a transformative journey into the dynamic world of computing with our cutting-edge Higher National Certificate (HNC) program at New City College. Designed to propel your career to new heights, this comprehensive course offers a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical skills, ensuring you're well-equipped for the rapidly evolving tech landscape. The HNC in Computing for England is part of the Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ) suite so you will be rest assured that awarding bodies and employers have collaborated in the development of these programmes to ensure that you can develop the skills that employers want. Why choose New City College for your HNC in Computing? Our expert faculty, composed of industry veterans and seasoned academics, provides a learning environment that fosters innovation and critical thinking. Our state-of-the-art facilities and up-to-date curriculum ensure you stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing technological landscape. Unlock your potential, gain a competitive edge, and be part of the next generation of tech leaders. Choose New City College for your HNC in Computing – where innovation meets education, and your success is our priority! Progression On successful completion of the HNC, you can progress to the Higher National Diploma in Computing for England, which is at level 5. You will then have the opportunity to progress to a partner institute. Come and join NCC to embark on this fabulous and prospective journey that has endless opportunities in computing!

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Modules: This is a full-time, 1-year qualification. All of the modules on this course are compulsory and worth 15 credits each. Successful completion of all the modules will lead to the award of the Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Computing for England which consist of: • Programming • Networking • Professional Practice • Database Design & Development • Security • Planning a Computing Project • Software Development Lifecycles • Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Intelligent Systems

Assessment method

Assessment Method All of our teaching staff are experienced professionals in the field of education. Assessment is carried out in a variety of ways: • Essays • Critical Reflection • Portfolio • Presentations

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Tuition fees

England £7000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7000 Year 1
Scotland £7000 Year 1
Wales £7000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Higher National Certificate in Computing (HTQ) at New City College (incorporating Havering College) - UCAS