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HNC/HND Computing

Full-time HNC/HND Computing Level 4 | BTEC Higher National Certificate in Computing

This programme offers you comprehensive knowledge of computing principles, with particular reference to the analysis, design and implementation of computer applications in a business context. It is designed to enable you to develop system design skills and programming skills appropriate to business,...

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When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code
September 2020Filton Campus4£6000S55Apply via UCAS
September 2020Filton Campus5£60003W94Apply via UCAS

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This programme offers you comprehensive knowledge of computing principles, with particular reference to the analysis, design and implementation of computer applications in a business context. It is designed to enable you to develop system design skills and programming skills appropriate to business, such as .NET, PHP, SQL. It will provide you with the ability to apply computer concepts and principles to work situations and, with creative thinking, to develop innovative solutions to problems as the next generation of business software developers. The course will also equip you with the essential communication and critical evaluation skills to prepare you for progression in the industry. This year, BTEC have launched a new programme to support the developing disciplines of computing, application development, data analytics and cyber-security. Our courses ensure that you have a strong foundation across all disciplines and then provide an opportunity to specialise so that you are ready to step into particular professional roles. • Programming • Networking • Professional practice • Database design • Security

What do I need to join?

Aged 18 and above, with a guideline of 56 UCAS points required from qualifications relevant to IT, together with Maths and English C/4.

What are my career options?

• IT manager • Database or network administrator • Systems, applications or web developer • Technical salesperson • Security specialist

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Course information last updated: Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 10.39am (6 hours ago)

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