Computing – HNC

Course Overview

This programme will suit students who are working or who wish to work in the computing industry. Computers are fundamental to many industries and you will develop skills in many fields.

This course is run in partnership with Pearson.

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners must be at least 18 years of age, and hold the following qualifications:

    2 A Levels at E Grade or PP/PPP profile from BTEC Level 3 qualification and 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

    Mature learners who do not have formal qualifications at Level 3, but can demonstrate relevant work experience in, and/or achievement of, a range of professional qualifications in computing or ICT, are also welcome to apply.

  • Career Prospects

    The recognised progression route is onto the HND in Computing and Systems Development.

    Graduates have employment prospects in ICT related disciplines, including software engineer, software developer, information manager, website designers and technical support.

  • Course Modules
    • Programming
    • Networking
    • Professional Practice
    • Database Design and Development
    • Security
    • Software Development Lifecycles
    • Website Design & Development.
  • Assessment

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

  • Additional Costs

    There will be additional course-related costs.

Study Mode

Higher Education & Degrees
Part-Time

Location

Neath College - 01639 648000

Course Length

2 Years Part-time