North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Computer and Systems Development

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Course summary

All organisations rely on smart, efficient and smooth-running IT systems. Websites and databases constantly need building, maintaining and improving. Careers in computing and systems development span from software engineer to web developer and from IT support technician to database analyst. The HND in Computing and Systems Development will give you the skills to become a developer working with Java or PHP or managing operating systems such as Apple’s iOS. You will gain practical skills in programming, web design, IT support and systems analysis that could be your springboard into an exciting career with local, national or international companies.

Course details


Business Skills for e-Commerce Emerging Technologies Computer Systems Research Skills Employability and Professional Development Human Computer Interface Small Business Networking Website Design Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation Web Applications Development Programming in Java Network Security Network Operating Systems 3D Modelling and Animation Digital Image Creation and Development Internet Server Management Computer Games Design and Development

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

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 codeI102
Institution code N79
Campus nameWigston Campus
Campus codeS

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CCC A Levels in Computing or similar
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP BTEC in Computing or similar
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 15 credits P: 15 credits
Scottish Higher Not accepted
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English at grade C/4

For further information please contact us on: 0330 058 3000 [email protected]

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5950* Year 1
Northern Ireland £5950* Year 1
Scotland £5950* Year 1
Wales £5950* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Computer and Systems Development at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College - UCAS