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Gloucestershire College

Computing

UCAS Code: ITHC

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

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

PPP

UCAS Tariff

48

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

The HNC in Computing, awarding body Pearson Educational Ltd. is based at our Cheltenham Campus. The course provides a solid grounding in Computing, vendor-accredited qualifications and professional body membership.

The course has been designed to equip you with all you need to establish or further your career in IT and Computing. You will be studying a range of topics spanning security, programming and networking. This nationally recognised qualification offers direct progression into our Higher National Diploma in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity (HND) following the successful completion of this first year.

The emphasis in teaching on the HNC is to use a mixture of practical and theoretical assignment briefs so that you can develop your chosen skills. Where possible we use ‘live’ scenarios and topics, including those provided by local businesses. The College offers excellent Computing resources, including our own departmental network and a wide range of professional software and hardware resources.

Modules

Core Modules:
- Programming
- Networking
- Professional Practice
- Database Design and Development
- Security
- Managing a successful computing project

And 2 optional from:
- Computer Systems Architecture
- Software Development Lifecycles
- Data Analytics
- Strategic Information Systems

(This list is not exhaustive)
The exact combination of units delivered can be discussed with students during the application stage.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£6,700
per year
England
£6,700
per year
EU
£6,700
per year
International
£6,700
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,700
per year
Scotland
£6,700
per year
Wales
£6,700
per year

Extra funding

If you need information about a loan for your fees and other related information, try The Student Loan Company www.slc.co.uk/services/higher-education.aspx Fees quoted on Gloscol website page are per year of study.
Fees are subject to change.

The Uni


Course location:

Cheltenham Campus

Department:

School of Computing

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