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Computing HNC (Level 4) - Part-time

Course outline

This HNC is perfect if you want to gain hand on skills to work in the field of Network Engineering, Systems Architecture, Computer Service, Repair Technician or Network Manager administration.

You’ll study a wide range of subjects, covering the diverse aspects of computing, including programming, analysis, design, computer architecture, networking, business communication, database design and professional practice.

Examples of units you may study include:

  • Computer systems architecture
  • Database design and development
  • Transport network design
  • Security
  • Professional practice
  • Managing a successful computing project
  • Cloud computing
  • Client/server computing systems

How to apply for this course

It's not too late to start this course this academic year.

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Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 2RU

Start: 27th September 2021

Tuition fee: £3,375

The tuition fee is per year.

Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.

Course code: C000412 / Q002227

Qualification

Pearson Computing Higher National HNC

Duration

2 years

Level Level 4
Entry requirements

You’ll need a minimum of 64 UCAS points from:

  • At least two A Levels at A2
  • BTEC Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE Diploma

These must be in an Information Technology, Computing or a closely related subject.

Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff. For creative courses you would usually need a qualification in a relevant subject area.

We would expect students to be working at (or to demonstrate competency at) Level 2 or above in English/literacy and maths/numeracy.

Mature applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications are welcome to apply.

Assessment

Assessment is 100% coursework using a variety of assignments, case studies, practical tests and phase tests.

Progression

The HNC and HND qualifications are widely recognised in their own right and provide students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions.

This course allows you to progress to the HND top up at Nottingham College

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