HNC Computing & Systems Development

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2020
  • Course Type Part Time or Full Time
  • Duration Two Years
  • You Need 2 Requirements needed View


Computing specialists are vital to the provision, operation, development and management of computer systems. During this course you will gain the skills to take an innovative approach to computing in the digital age. Computing skills are central to all businesses who use networks, websites, programming languages and use database systems for integrated business systems. You will focus on a range of leading edge computing subjects that will give you a competitive edge in your computing career.

What will I learn

Year 1 modules: • Unit 1: Programming • Unit 2: Networking • Unit 3: Professional Practice • Unit 4: Database Design & Development Year 2 modules: • Unit 5: Security • Unit 6: Managing a Successful Computing Project • Unit 8: Computer Systems Architecture • Unit 10: Website Design & Development *Modules offered may vary.

How will I learn

The course is delivered using tutor-led classes, workshops, practical sessions, tutorials, and virtual learning environments (VLEs). There will also be guest speakers from the industry, relating to the modules delivered. Where possible, field trips will also be incorporated into the programme.

What's next

After successfully completing the course, you can progress onto the Level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing. Typical roles include Network Engineer, Software Developer, Data Analyst, Forensic Computer Analytics, Systems Analyst and Technical Support.

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