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Nottingham College

Computing (top-up)

UCAS Code: 12CD

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


HNC (BTEC)

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Entry to this HND course is dependent on applicants achieving a HNC pass (or equivalent).

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

**Why choose this course**

**If you have already passed (or expect to achieve) a Higher National Certificate (or equivalent), this Higher National Diploma (HND) top-up course gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.**

**About the course**

You’ll study a wide range of subjects, covering the diverse aspects of computing, including programming, analysis, design, computer architecture, networking, business communication, database design and professional practice.

**Examples of units you may study include:**

•computer systems architecture
•database design and development
•object-oriented programming
•security
•professional practice
•networking and virtualisation
•managing a successful computing project
•website/web application design and development

**Assessment**

Assessment is 100 % coursework, using a variety of assignments, case studies, practical tests and phase tests.

**Bursaries**

We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2021-22 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.

**Your career and progression**

The Higher National Diploma is widely recognised in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions. After successfully completing the HND you could progress onto the third year of the BSc (Hons) Computing at Leicester De Montfort University according to our progression agreement. Alternatively, you could top-up your qualification to a honours degree at a wide range of universities. The point of entry (e.g. second or third year of a degree) will depend on the chosen institution, modules studied and the grades achieved at HND level.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£8,250
per year
England
£8,250
per year
EU
£8,250
per year
International
£9,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,250
per year
Scotland
£8,250
per year
Wales
£8,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Highfields

Department:

Professional Studies

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