Swindon College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The HND Computing programme at Swindon College is designed to support your progression into high quality, technically skilled occupations in industry. You will be able to study networking, software, data, cyber-security, programming, apps development and more. The new HNC and HND qualifications in Computing offer a choice of a general Computing strand at level 4 and six specialist pathways at level 5, with a range of general and specialist units, core and optional. Each unit has a clear purpose: to cater for the increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at level 4 and 5, providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or progression to a degree at level 6. Each pathway consists of a total of 120 credits at level 5, delivered via core, specialist and optional units. On successful completion of the level 5 Higher National Diploma, students can develop their careers in the computing sector through: Entering employment, continuing existing employment, gaining vendor certification, committing to Continuing Professional Development (CPD); or progressing to level 6.
Database Design & Development
Managing a Successful Computing Project
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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||Swindon College|
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
Swindon College is currently unable to accept TIER 4 students
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|A level||2 A Level's at grade A*-D (one of these should be in a related subject)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||In a related subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||A PASS in a related subject is required|
Along with, 3 GCSE’s at grade A-C including English Language and maths or equivalent.
Mature applicants without formal academic qualifications, but with evidence of sufficient, relevant industrial experience will be considered. You will also be required to attend an interview with the Course Leader.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||An individual score of 5.5 in each individual element is essential.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£6,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,500||Year 1|