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Computing

Blackpool and the Fylde College

UCAS Code: I100 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

Pass Full Access to HE Diploma in relevant subject

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Other options

2.0 years | Part-time | 2022

Subject

Computer science

Advance your career in computer science and digital technologies with the HNC Computing.

Whether you’re looking to improve your prospects in this area or you’re seeking an entirely new career direction, this industry-recognised qualification will underpin your future success.

We are committed to providing a highly responsive curriculum and have co-created this programme with employers to provide the essential knowledge and skills required by this ever-changing and vibrant sector.

An added advantage is that you can study the programme either full-time (over 1 year) or part-time (over 2 years), allowing you to fit study around work and other commitments.

Tuition fees

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England
£8,335
per year
EU
£8,335
per year
International
£9,335
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,335
per year
Scotland
£8,335
per year
Wales
£8,335
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre

Department:

Engineering and Computing

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After graduation


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Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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