Computing HNC

HNC

In London

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Description

  • Typology

    HNC

  • Location

    London

Description

The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing (HNC) will prepare you for employment both with specialist computing companies and in industry, commerce and public service in general. It is also for those who wish to become computing professionals with immediately applicable technical and general knowledge and skills. It is also designed to respond to the needs of industry and commerce to.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
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Dudden Hill Lane, NW10 2XD

Starts

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To take into account

You will need an A Level, BTEC National Diploma, BTEC National Certificate, AVCE or relevant work experience. After applying you will have an interview to determine which course is suitable for your needs and abilities. Minimum Literacy Level:N/A Minimum Numeracy Level:N/A

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Course programme

Qualification Name:HNC In Computer Studies
Course Name:Computing HNC
Course Code:BYKI
Centre:Willesden
Applies to:Adults and International Students
Availability:Part Time Day (Tuesday 9:00 - 20:00)

Who is this course for?
The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing (HNC) will prepare you for employment both with specialist computing companies and in industry, commerce and public service in general. It is also for those who wish to become computing professionals with immediately applicable technical and general knowledge and skills. It is also designed to respond to the needs of industry and commerce to provide career opportunities mainly for those who are in or plan to enter employment in a business system role. This course will provide a firm base of advanced knowledge together with theoretical, practical and personal skills needed for a wide range of positions within computing. E-commerce, MIS, systems design, web site development, database management are areas suitable for applicants taking this qualification.

What are the entry requirements?
You will need an A Level, BTEC National Diploma, BTEC National Certificate, AVCE or relevant work experience.
After applying you will have an interview to determine which course is suitable for your needs and abilities.
  • Minimum Literacy Level:N/A
  • Minimum Numeracy Level:N/A


What qualification will I receive?
BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing.

Where can it lead?
You could go onto university to convert the HNC qualification into an Honours degree. The course is recognised by the Institute of Data Processing and Management (IDPM) for exemptions from their Diploma and 4 modules from their Higher Diploma course.

What will I study?
Subjects you will study include: web page design, database concepts, information systems, computer platforms, programming concepts, project management, visual programming, systems analysis, networking technology and information systems projects.

The course has been developed with the involvement of industry to ensure that the content continues to be relevant to new trends in ICT and provides good career prospects in computing, systems and software, both in the UK and abroad. In order to achieve the award you must complete 10 unit values of study. The course consists of a range of ten units over two years and each year is divided up into two semesters of approximately 17 weeks each.

How will I be taught?
You will be taught through lectures and practical workshops. You must be prepared to study in your own time as well as attending all classes.

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through coursework assignments, project work and end of semester examinations, with a strong emphasis on continuous assessment of the knowledge and skill that you gain during the course.

What support is available while I am on the course?
You will have access to a personal tutor to help you throughout the course and the College offers a comprehensive range of student services, including learning and language support and guidance.

What will it cost?
Full Time Overseas FeesUp to £3330*
UK Home FeesUp to £1195*
Age under 19 on 31st August of the year you start your course? Study forFREE.

On income-based benefit? You could study for only £30.

Cost & Availability - Please be aware that certain courses are not subject to concessions.

Computing HNC

Price on request