Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
This qualification prepares you for employment within the growing industry of cyber security. It offers a progression route into a number of roles within IT and computing professions. HNDs are recognised by employers and allow direct progression into employment. Students will have the use of the latest computing technology including a Cisco networking lab, NAO robots and Lego Mindstorm robots.
Higher National Diploma - HND
Each module carries equal weighting of 15 credits with the exception of Computing Research Project which carries a weighting of 30 credits.
Students complete a total of 240 credits. Your overall grade for the certificate is based on grades obtained for all modules taken.
Programming- Networking- Professional Practice- Database Design and Development- Security- Managing a Professional Computing Project- Website Design and Development- Maths for Computing
Computing Research Project- Business Intelligence- Cryptography- Forensics- Information Security Management- Robotics- Virtual and Augmented Reality Development
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Reading College|
The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|A level||CCC||Minimum of 1 x C|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
GCSE maths and English C grade or above or Functional Skills level 2.
Applicants with prior certificated or experiential learning may be admitted with credit for up to a maximum of 120 credits at level 4
Work experience can be taken into consideration
Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate minimum IELTS 6.0 in reading and writing components