University Centre Farnborough

Computing and Systems Development University Centre Farnborough Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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TEF Bronze

University Centre Farnborough has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The HND in Computing and Systems Development prepares you for employment in the IT and computer science industry and allows you to develop technical and practical skills in a range of computing subjects including computer technology, database design, internet technology, programming, multimedia, interactive systems design and systems development.

How will I be assessed?

A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete the course and to progress further in your career. Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:

  • In-class tests

  • Assessed practical work

  • Assessed coursework / assignments

  • Formative assessment through assignment work feedback

  • Practical demonstrations

  • Examination

  • Project presentation and report

You will normally attend around 12 hours of timetabled taught sessions each week, and are expected to undertake at least 14–16 further hours of independent study and assignments as required.

What Next?

Two years of full-time study lead to the award of an HND after which students may top up to the honours degree in Computing.

Course details

Modules

  • Project design, implementation and evaluation
  • Knowledge-based systems
  • Data analysis and design
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Web applications development
  • Computer games design and development
  • Distributed software applications
  • Programming

Assessment method

A wide range of assessment methods are used in this programme, which have been chosen to suit the subject material being taught. The range of assessment methods you will experience will give you the confidence and capability to complete the course and to progress further in your career. Your Tutor will be on hand to provide support during the assessment process and discuss any queries you may have. The range of assessment methods used in this programme includes:

In-class tests
Assessed practical work
Assessed coursework / assignments
Formative assessment through assignment work feedback
Practical demonstrations
Examination
Project presentation and report
You will normally attend around 12 hours of timetabled taught sessions each week, and are expected to undertake at least 14–16 further hours of independent study and assignments as required.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 II10
Institution code F66
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,000 Year 1
EU £7,500 Year 1
International £7,500 Year 1
England £5,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,000 Year 1
Wales £5,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Farnborough
Boundary Road
Farnborough
GU14 6SB


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

01252 407028


Course contact details

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Application Co-Ordinator

01252 407028

Fax: 01252 407041