This HNC in Computing will 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 4, students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the computing sector through eight core units, which include one unit assessed by a Pearson-set assignment. These units are:
- Professional Practice
- Database Design and Development
- Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-set unit)
- Software Development Lifecycles
- Website Design and Development
The programme handbook for this course is available to applicants online:
HNC Computing Programme Handbook (19-20)
Higher National Certificate in Computing
This course leads to...
This programme produces graduates skilled in a broad range of specialist areas. Progression is through direct entry into the industry, or through further study at HND or degree level.
• BTEC Level 3 qualification in Computing
• Other related Level 3 qualifications
• Related work experience
Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.
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