Computing, Higher National Diploma (HND) Top Up

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This Computing HND will build on your previous experience and develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet both the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake it.

The course provides students with a thorough grounding in computing principles at Level 4 that leads on to a range of specialist progression pathways at Level 5, relating to individual professions within the computing sector.

Skills and Knowledge Developed:

At Level 5, students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the computing sector through seven core units, which include one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment.

These units are:

• Computing Research Project (30 credit modules)

• Business Intelligence

• Advanced Programming

• Forensics

• Prototyping

• Games Development

• Emerging Technologies

Holders of the Higher National Diploma Level 5 will have developed a sound understanding of the principles in their field of study (Computing) and will have learned to apply those principles more widely.

They will have learned to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. They will be able to perform effectively in their chosen field and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making.

Special Features:

We have designed the course delivery so that when possible we can include industry led courses such as CISCO and Oracle.

Please note: this course will only run when it has a sufficient number of applicants.

In order to ensure you are making your decisions based on accurate, up to date and complete information. All information about your course including the programme structure, entry requirements, fees and teaching & assessment methods is available to you via the prospectus.

Please see our HE Prospectus available in full online.

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