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HNC/D Computing

United Colleges Group

UCAS Code: HNCO | Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


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90

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

**What does the course include?**

The BTEC Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Business is a vocational Higher Education course, designed to prepare you for a career in business through a combination of theoretical and practical teaching

**The course compromises of 16 modules which you must pass over two years (HNC/L4 and HND/L5) to achieve the Diploma**

- Programming

- Networking

- Professional Practice

- Database Design & Development

- Security

- Managing a Successful Computing Project

- Computer Architecture

- Website Design and Development

- Computing Research Project

- Business Intelligence

- Cloud Computing

- Network Security

- Data Structures & Algorithms

- Advanced programming

**How is the course taught?**
Considering the nature and curriculum a lot of emphasis is on practical and workshop based learning which aims to stretch and challenge individuals. Group work and independent research are other learning styles included which provides learners the opportunity to develop and enrich their profile to succeed in both higher studies and employment. As a Higher Education Student you are required to attend up to 11 hours of sessions which includes Lectures, workshops and seminars per week over 2, 15 week semesters in each year. You will experience a variety of learning opportunities and styles, including group work and individual research, although the emphasis is on practical, workshop based learning intended to stretch and challenge each individual.

**Where does it lead?**
The HNC/D is a nationally and internationally recognised qualification throughout the computing world. It provides a basic grounding in the core areas of computing and information technology and leads to new employment opportunities, career enhancement, and promotion prospects. The HNC/D gives automatic subject exemption from many professional qualifications.

Holders of the BTEC HNC/D in Computing can study for one additional top-up year at various UK universities to gain a computing degree (e.g. BA (Hons) in Computing).

**Fees**
Standard - £5,250 (subject to annual review)

The Uni


Course location:

Willesden Campus

Department:

Computing and ICT

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