HND Administration & Info Technology

HND

In Glasgow

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Description

  • Type

    HND

  • Location

    Glasgow (Scotland)

  • Duration

    2 Years

The aim of this course is to provide learners with a broad range of skills and knowledge necessary to ensure a wide range of employment opportunities and/or progression to further study. The course will develop a range of specialist IT skills together with project management, research and planning skills.

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Location

Start date

Glasgow
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Cathedral Street, G1 2TA

Start date

On request

About this course

Two Higher Grade passes at C or above, (preferably English; alternatively, Modern Studies, History, Economics or Administration is accepted) and two other passes at Standard Grade (or equivalent) at band 3 or above.

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Course programme



HND Administration & Info Technology

KEY FEATURES
The aim of this course is to provide learners with a broad range of skills and knowledge necessary to ensure a wide range of employment opportunities and/or progression to further study. The course will develop a range of specialist IT skills together with project management, research and planning skills.

COURSE CONTENT

A selection of core units includes:

YEAR 1:
IT in Business - Word Processing and Presentation Applications; Spreadsheets; Databases; Office Administration; Office Technologies; Recording Financial Transactions; Developing Skills for Personal Effectiveness.

YEAR 2:
IT in Business - Advanced Word Processing; Advanced Spreadsheets and Advanced Databases; Office Management; Business Information Management; Project Management; Presentation Skills.

A selection of optional units includes:
Marketing; Law; Managing People and Organisations; Desktop Publishing; Creating a Culture of Customer Care; Economics; Using Financial Accounting Software: Shorthand. Learners also have the opportunity to undertake the ECDL, Advanced ECDL or Microsoft qualifications with timetabled tutor support.

COURSE CODE:

2FHDAITR

DURATION:
2 years Full time

START DATE:
August - 2010

COMPLETION DATE:
June - 2012

PROGRESSION
Successful learners may gain entry into 2nd or 3rd year degree programmes at university. The degree courses that articulate with this course are BA Management, Technology and Enterprise and BA Business at Glasgow Caledonian University; BA Information Management and BA Human Resource Management at The University of the West of Scotland. Successful learners have also gained employment as Personal Assistants and Administrators in the public and private sector
SCQF PROGRESSION
8 - 9

HND Administration & Info Technology

Price on request