Computing – HND (Full-Time)

Course Overview

HND Computing is a two year, higher education course designed for individuals who wish to develop a career in the exciting and ever-changing Computing and IT sector.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer, please contact our Admissions Team. Typical offer: 2 A Levels at D Grade or MP/PPP profile from a BTEC Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

  • Career Prospects

    The recognised progression route is onto the BSC (Hons) Applied Computing course offered at NPTC Group of Colleges.

  • Course Modules

    Year 1 Modules include: Programming, Networking, Professional Practice, Database design and Development, Security, Managing a Successful Computing Project. Year 2 Modules include: Computing Research Project, Business Intelligence, Application Development, Database Management Systems. Subject to demand and viability additional units in the following pathways may be offered: Games, Networks, General.

  • Assessment

    This programme will include lectures and workshop sessions. You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme.

  • Additional Costs

    There may be additional course-related costs for text books and educational visits

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Neath College

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