This is a one year course which will extend the range of skills and techniques developed as part of the HNC in Computing qualification. It also extends personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life and thereby enabling you to make an immediate contribution to employment. It will also provide flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career progression in computing and systems development.
This is a non-specialist ‘Computing’ pathway, which allows students to complete a Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma without committing to a particular professional specialism. Over the one-year period, the course compromises of eight modules where three of them are core modules: Computing Research Project (Pearson-set) – equivalent to two units Business Intelligence Plus, FIVE optional units (these are subject to change): Application Development Advanced Programming Emerging Technologies Database Management Systems Games Development These units allow you to improve the technical skills, employability and the software development skills.
The course is assessed entirely through coursework. A variety of assessment methods will be used which are designed to enable learners to meet the learning outcomes for the module and experience a range of methods in preparation for further study or employment. This includes written essays, reports, presentations, video, practical observations (including 95% written assignments, 3% group work, 2% presentations).
How to apply
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
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Additional entry requirements
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Fees and funding