The HNC in Computing is an established technical qualification that is highly respected throughout the computing industry. It provides you with the opportunity to develop both theoretical knowledge and practical skills over a wide range of computing applications. In addition you will have the opportunity to study for a variety of Microsoft industrial (MTA) qualifications as part of the programme. The UK has a significant shortfall of specialist and skilled I.T. & Computing personnel, and statistics have shown that I.T. and Computing skills are in demand, in particular when combined with the ability to manage projects. The programme aims to give you an insight into the experience and broad knowledge required to progress into employment in the I.T. and Computing industry or continue with your studies at a higher level, whilst retaining a strong focus on how fundamental computing techniques and technologies underpin all key industries.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Broadstairs College|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Course in an appropriate subject.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Plus GCSE English and GCSE Maths, at Grade 4 or above. Or equivalent Level 2 qualifications.|
Mature Students who do not fit this profile but have relevant experience are welcomed on the programme.
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|