This HNC gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of highly relevant subject skills to open up a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.
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
- Object-oriented programming
- Professional practice
- Networking and virtualisation
- Managing a successful computing project
- Website/web application design and development
You can view the full Course Specification here.
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Jesse Boot Avenue
Start: 1st October 2019
Fees / reductions:
Tuition fee: £3,375
Fees shown are per year and based on the 2018/19 academic year. Prices for 2019/20 onward are yet to be confirmed.
Course code: C000412 / Q002227
Pearson Computing Higher National HNC
You’ll need a minimum of 48 UCAS points from:
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.
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Assessment is 100% coursework using a variety of assignments, case studies, practical tests and phase tests.
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.
After successfully completing the HND you could progress onto the third year of the BSc (Hons) Computing at De Montfort University as part of our progression agreement.
Alternatively you could top up your qualification to a degree at a range of universities. The point of entry (eg. second or third year of a degree) will depend on the chosen institution, modules studied and the grades achieved at HND.