Computing – HND

Course Overview

This programme will suit students who wish to develop a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

This course is run in partnership with Pearson.

  • 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 E Grade or PP/PPPĀ 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 the BA (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems.

    Graduates have employment prospects in Computing or ICT related disciplines, for example: software engineers, software developers, information managers, website designers and technical support.

  • 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
    • Advanced Programming
    • 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 will be additional course-related costs.

Study Mode

Full-Time
Higher Education & Degrees

Location

Neath College - 01639 648000

Course Length

2 Years Full-time