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Milton Keynes College

HNC Computing

UCAS Code: CS10

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

32-48

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed. As a guideline, a typical offer would require you to obtain a UCAS tariff score of between 32-48 points, based on your Level 3 studies and you should hold a Level 2 qualification in English.  Mature students without these formal qualifications are welcome to apply; acceptance onto the course will be subject to a portfolio interview.

About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2020

Highlights Include
Hear from guest speakers to enhance your learning
Learn in an adult environment with like-minded students
Take industry qualifications alongside your course units
Take advantage of excellent support and guidance with the UCAS University admissions process
Learn from staff who are subject specialists and have vocational experience in relevant fields

What does this course cover?
Some of the units you will cover in first and second year are:
Business skills for e-Commerce
Computer systems
Employability and professional development
Website design
Network technologies
IT support for end users
Network operating systems
Data analysis & design
Computer games design and development.
 
Who is this course for?
Are you looking to enter or develop a career in computing? This course offers a broad insight into the wider industry, whilst developing your skills to specialise in the future.
What can I do after this course?
Upon successful completion of the course you can ‘top-up’ to a HND and/or in future progress to a degree at a University. The course will also equip you well for a range of career options, including:
Junior Web designer
IT Helpdesk
Systems Analyst
IT Technical Support Technician
IT Field Engineer
and many more Computing & IT based careers.

Modules

Business skills for e-Commerce
Computer systems
Employability and professional development
Website design
Network technologies
IT support for end users
Network operating systems
Data analysis & design
Computer games design and development.

Assessment methods

How will I be assessed?
You will be continuously assessed throughout the course through a mixture of in-class case studies, written reports, presentations and discussions. On average, you will do 2-3 assessments per module. These are designed not only to enable you to demonstrate your knowledge of the subjects, but will also develop your core skills, such as report writing and verbal communication skills.

How will my progress be monitored?
Your progress is monitored through regular assessment of work and subject tutorial within lessons.

Tuition fees

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

England
£5,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,500
per year
Scotland
£5,500
per year
Wales
£5,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chaffron Way

Department:

Leadership and Business

TEF rating:
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