Part Time BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing (Software Development) (Ref: F5639) (HE Level 4)

BTEC

In Worthing

£ 930 + VAT

Description

  • Type

    BTEC

  • Location

    Worthing

  • Duration

    2 Years

10 separate units are presented for the HNC award over the two years. The focus of the units is towards software development with C++ being delivered in the first year and Java and OO Design being delivered in the second year. However, the supporting subject topics of system analysis, database design, website design and computer platforms are also delivered to provide a well-rounded course. The.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Worthing (West Sussex)
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Littlehampton Road, BN12 6NU

Start date

On request

About this course

Students (under 25) need to have achieved at least one A Level or equivalent, eg an overall Merit in GNVQ Advanced IT or National Certificate/Diploma in IT or equivalent subject area. Mature students (over 24) need to demonstrate sufficient computing skills/knowledge and be committed and motivated to study at this level. The pre-requisites assume a comprehensive knowledge of basic software...

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Course programme

BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing (Software Development) (Ref: F5639) (HE Level 4)
Course Length: 2 Years
Site: West Durrington Campus
Attendance: Part Time
Course Code: DHCCM1

Day : Time : Start
Tuesday and Thursday 18:00-21:00 21-Sep-2009
ABC
930.00 837.00 NA (Fee per year)

A-Full fee,
B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment,
C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits

Day : Time : Start
Tuesday and Thursday 18:00-21:00 20-Sep-2010
ABC
(Fee per year)

A-Full fee,
B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment,
C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits

The Course

COURSE CANCELLED FOR 2010 START
The course gives students current technical skills and knowledge required for a job within the computing and IT profession. Students may already be working within IT or looking for a career move into IT. It is very practical and covers:
  • Computer and network configuration (Windows)
  • Systems analysis
  • Database design and implementation (MS Access and Programming)
  • Software development (C++ in the first year and Java in the second year)
  • Web design (Macromedia, Dreamweaver and Flash)
Six hours out of College study time, each week, is required.

Course Content
10 separate units are presented for the HNC award over the two years. The focus of the units is towards software development with C++ being delivered in the first year and Java and OO Design being delivered in the second year. However, the supporting subject topics of system analysis, database design, website design and computer platforms are also delivered to provide a well-rounded course.
The units delivered over the two years are as follows:

Year One
  • Unit 1: Platforms
  • Unit 2: Systems analysis
  • Unit 3: Programming concepts
  • Unit 4: Database concepts
  • Unit 42: Visual programming
Year Two
  • Unit 7: Quality systems
  • Unit 10: Software development project
  • Unit 13: Data analysis and design
  • Unit 18: Multimedia design and authoring
  • Unit 19: Website design
  • Unit 36: OOP programming
Progression/Career Path
The HNC qualification increases students chances of starting a career within the computing and IT profession. Examples of first level computing jobs include systems programmer, systems developer, systems analyst, database developer, IT consultant and web designer/programmer.

Entry Requirements
Students (under 25) need to have achieved at least one A Level or equivalent, eg an overall Merit in GNVQ Advanced IT or National Certificate/Diploma in IT or equivalent subject area. Mature students (over 24) need to demonstrate sufficient computing skills/knowledge and be committed and motivated to study at this level. The pre-requisites assume a comprehensive knowledge of basic software packages such as MS Word and Excel.

Other Costs
None
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Applications
Complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

Admissions Office
Northbrook College
Freepost 975
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Further Details
If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College.

Part Time BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing (Software Development) (Ref: F5639) (HE Level 4)

£ 930 + VAT