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Chichester College Group

Computing Design and Security

UCAS Code: CDS1

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

A typical offer will include the study of a Computing subject with a C grade. Other subjects such as; Mathematics and Science are also encoursged. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.

Access to HE Diploma

D:0,M:30,P:15

A typical offer is for Computing based diploma course. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.

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

MMM

A typical offer is for Computing based diploma course with an overall merit acheived. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.

UCAS Tariff

64-96

A typical offer would include a Computing subject with a merit/C grade acheived. Professional experience and/or qualifications such as CISCO and Microsoft are preferred, though not required.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Interested in earning a good salary in a highly respected career in computing with lots of opportunities? This is the course for you!
This course will help you develop a range of skills related to modern computing and technology and prepare you for work in the computing industry or for a top-up to a full computing degree. The emphasis is on implementing computing solutions for the modern computing environment. The course gives you the opportunity to take advantage of excellent networking and software engineering facilities situated in a purpose-built environment. You will benefit from a large amount of tutor-led class time from our professional, friendly, and approachable staff. As a practically based course delivered through supported workshops, it’s a ‘doing’ experience in preference to a ‘listening’ one. Each module is assessed by individual or group coursework assignments.

The HND Computing course comprises 15 modules, and they are:
Year 1:
• Programming
• Networking
• Professional Practice
• Database design
• Security
• Managing a Successful Computing Project
• Website design
• Software Development Life Cycles

Year 2
• Computing Research Project
• Business Intelligence
• Cloud Computing
• Advanced Programming
• Forensics
• Network Management
• Database Management Systems

Special features of this program include:
• Very small staff to student ratio
• Dedicated lab network,
• Experienced Lecturers
• Lots of practical ‘hands-on’ sessions

At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to celebrate your achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral.

Modules

The course consists of 8 modules in the first year and 7 modules in the second year. Second year modules, 2 of which are 'core' and have to be completed as part of the HND: Business Intelligence, Computing Research Project Additional 5 modules, which are 'non-core': Network Management, Forensics, Database Management Systems, Cloud Computing, Advanced Programming.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be a combination of written reports, presentations, creation of artefacts such as databases, network systems, program designs, security systems, user interface system, group work. There are no exams on this course. All coursework is assessed internally by the Lecturers.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,500
per year
England
£6,500
per year
EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chichester Campus

Department:

Computing and Information Technology

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