Chichester College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course will help you develop a range of skills related to modern computing and technology and prepare you for work in the computing industry or for a top-up to a full computing degree. The emphasis is on implementing computing solutions for the modern computing environment. The course gives you the opportunity to take advantage of excellent networking and software engineering facilities situated in a purpose built environment. You will benefit from a large amount of tutor led class time from our professional, friendly, and approachable staff. As a practically based course delivered through supported workshops, it’s a ‘doing’ experience in preference to a ‘listening’ one. Each module is assessed by individual or group coursework assignments. The course includes a full range of computing skills and technologies including programming, data analysis, web design, server side web development, and networking and computer platforms. The course sets these skills and technologies in a context by including e-Commerce business skills and concepts, a substantial work experience opportunity and a project based around the student’s own computing interest.
At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.
The course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and experience to develop a career in many areas of computing such as: Network Manager, Systems Developer, App developer, Database Developer and Administrator, Security Analyst, Website Designer, Project Manager and UX designer.
This course offers the following subject options:
The course consists of 8 modules in the first year and 7 modules in the second year. Second year modules, 2 of which are 'core' and have to be completed as part of the HND: Business Intelligence, Computing Research Project Additional 5 modules, which are 'non-core': Network Management, Forensics, Database Management Systems, Cloud Computing, Advanced Programming.
Assessment will be a combination of written reports, presentations, creation of artefacts such as databases, network systems, program designs, security systems, user interface system, group work. There are no exams on this course. All coursework is assessed internally by the Lecturers.
How to apply
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||Chichester Campus|
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||64 - 96 points||A typical offer would include a Computing subject with a merit/C grade acheived. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.|
A typical offer will include the study of a Computing subject with a C grade. Other subjects such as; Mathematics and Science are also encoursged.
Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||A typical offer is for Computing based diploma course with an overall merit acheived. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 0 credits
M: 30 credits
P: 15 credits
|A typical offer is for Computing based diploma course. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.|
|Scottish Higher||Not accepted|
5 GCSE's to include Maths and English and all with a minimum 4/C grade and above, English as a second language at IELTS 6.0. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required can be considered in Interview.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,500 *||Year 1|
|EU||£6,500 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,500 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,500 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£6,500 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,500 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.