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Computing

Trafford College Group

UCAS Code: II31 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


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64

All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on: 64 UCAS points at A Level in relevant subject(s) BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading) which must include Maths and English. An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area Other related Level 3 qualifications Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications Successful applicants who do not have GCSES in Maths and /or English at Grade C (Or equivalent) will be offered the opportunity to undertake that qualification whilst on their Higher Education course. Applicants should be aware that progression on to Level 6 top up programmes may not be possible without the GCSE Passes.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

This course is suitable for individuals who would like to pursue a career in the IT industry, careers such as web design and development, database design/development or database administrator, programmer, applications developer, software engineering.

Example of units and course content
Programming
Networking
Professional Development
Database Design and Development
Security
Managing a successful computing project
Computer systems architecture
Website design and development

Modules

On this programme you will study the following units: Computer Systems, Business Skills for e-Commerce, Employability and Professional Development, Systems Analysis and Design, Web Design, Procedural Programming, Database Design Concepts and Object Oriented Programming

Assessment methods

Assessments will be through a mixture of assignments, coursework and examinations.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,995
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£6,995
for the whole course
Scotland
£6,995
for the whole course
Wales
£6,995
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site (Stockpot College Campus)

Department:

STEM, Construction and Business

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