NPTC Group

Computing - Higher National Certificate (HNC) (Part-Time) NPTC Group Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Silver

NPTC Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This programme will suit students who are working or who wish to work in the computing industry. Computers are fundamental to many industries and you will develop skills in many fields.

This course is run in partnership with Pearson.

Course details


Modules for this course may include:

Professional Practice
Database Design and Development
Managing a Successful Computing Project
Software Development Lifecycles
Website Design & Development.

Assessment method

This programme will include lectures and workshop sessions.
You will have to complete presentations and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level EE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
GCSE/National 4/National 5 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

Learners must be at least 18 years of age, and hold the following qualifications:

2 A Levels at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from BTEC Level 3 qualification and 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

Mature learners who do not have formal qualifications at Level 3, but can demonstrate relevant work experience in, and/or achievement of, a range of professional qualifications in computing or ICT, are also welcome to apply.

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1,200 Year 1
England £1,200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £1,200 Year 1
Scotland £1,200 Year 1
Wales £1,200 Year 1

Additional fee information

This course is run on a part-time basis and will take two years to complete.

Provider information

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NPTC Group
Dwr-Y-Felin Road
SA10 7RF

Course contact details

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+44 (0) 1639 648033

Main Contact

01639 648000

Fax: 01639 648009