Tyne Coast College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson EDI

Computing

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Course summary

The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. Providing a thorough grounding in computing principles at Level 4. The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Computing offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through the selection of optional units across a range of occupational sectors at Level 4. You will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios. At Level 4 you develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the computing sector through six core units, which include one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. Graduates successfully completing the Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of computing. They will be able to communicate accurately and appropriately and they will have the qualities needed for employment that requires some degree of personal responsibility. They will have developed a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, independent initiatives, organisational competence and problem-solving strategies. They will be adaptable and flexible in their approach to computing, show resilience under pressure, and meet challenging targets within a given resource. On successful completion of the course you could progress on to the following options: Level 5 (HND) Computing University Undergraduate Course Various job roles within the sector Advanced Apprenticeship

Course details

Modules

Core Units Unit 1 Programming Unit 2 Networking Unit 3 Professional Practice Unit 4 Database Design and Development Unit 5 Security Unit 6 Managing a Successful Computing Project Unit 9 Software Development Life cycles Additional Units Unit 10 Website Design and Development

Assessment method

The programme is assessed by written assignments, practical work and presentations.

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 codes

Course code:
COMP
Institution code:
T90
Campus name:
South Tyneside College
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry Requirements are GCSE grade C/4 in Maths and English, relevant BTEC level 3 qualification, T levels are accepted for this course

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

https://www.stc.ac.uk/courses-by-interest/128

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Computing at Tyne Coast College - UCAS