Computing (RQF) at Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge College - UCAS

Course summary

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS BTEC Level 3 in IT (Diploma: MP, 90-Credit Diploma: MM, Extended Diploma: PPP), or two x A levels at grade D, or Access to Higher Education Certificate, or other related level 3 qualifications equivalent to 48 or above UCAS points. In addition, GCSE English and Maths at Grade C (9-4). All students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Reading and Writing must be at 5.5) or equivalent or Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or PTE 51. Those who do not have formal qualifications at level 3 but can demonstrate extensive relevant work experience and/or achievement on a range of professional qualifications in Computing including programming are also welcome to apply. WHO IS THE COURSE FOR This is a one year course which will develop a range of skills and techniques; 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.

Modules

Over the one year period, the course compromises of eight modules where six of them are core modules: Programming Networking Professional Practice Database Design & Development Security Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-Set) Plus two optional units: Strategic Information Systems Website Design & Development These units allows you to improve the technical skills, employability and the soft skills such as research, presentation and teamwork skills.

Assessment method

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

Application codes

Course code:
I420
Institution code:
U95
Campus name:
Harrow College Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For more information, see our web page link here: https://www.harrow.ac.uk/international-students.html

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Reading and Writing must be at 5.5) or equivalent or Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or PTE 51.

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

https://www.harrow.ac.uk/courses/computing-and-it/495-level-4/21338-pearson-btec-level-4-hnc-in-computing-rqf.html#

Additional entry requirements

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6000 Year 1
England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 Year 1
Channel Islands £6000 Year 1
International £8100 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 .

Additional fee information

The fees quoted for home students are for one year of study and include tuition, exam fee, ID card (which gives access to the college and facilities e.g. library) and college registration. The fees quoted for overseas students are tuition fees only – you will be required to pay an additional amount for course materials, exam fees, registration (£125) and ID. This additional charge depends on the course you are following and will be £100 to £500. We will notify you of this charge as early as we can.
Computing (RQF) at Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge College - UCAS