Selby College

Computing Selby College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

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The HNC in Computing is a one year vocational programme, providing an exciting opportunity to develop the practical skills sought after by employers, and is ideal for students wanting to further their career within the IT Industry. A particular emphasis is placed on ensuring you are able to effectively apply computing concepts to solve computing problems.

Course details


Building on previous knowledge and skills in Computing, the course is structured to provide opportunities across a broad academic and vocational base, progressively deepening learners’ knowledge. Students undertake eight units to complete the HNC. These are currently*:
• Programming (Core)
• Employability and Professional Development (Core)
• Networking (Core)
• Database Design and Development (Core)
• Security (Core)
• Managing a project (Core)
• Web Design and Development
• Software Development Lifecycles.

*Please note that these are likely to change due to curriculum updating by the awarding body Pearson. Units may be subject to change from year to year, due to curriculum updating/sector changes/changes in delivery staff specialisms or awarding body requirements.

How to apply

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 code W01M
Institution code S06
Campus name Selby College
Campus code S

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

International applicants

This programme is currently available to UK and EU applicants only.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points 96 UCAS tariff points (NEW UCAS TARIFF) from either:
•A Levels (including Computing or Applied ICT or another relevant subject)
•A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) in IT

The following are also required:
•Grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths
A level Including Computing or Applied ICT or another relevant subject.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF) in IT.

Applications from mature students with relevant professional/life experience are welcome. You might be required to provide further evidence to decide on your suitability for the course and an admissions test may be used in certain circumstances.

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

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Selby College
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