HNC / HND Computing and System Development
What will I learn?
The HNC and HND Computing and Systems Development course is designed to help you develop your skills in front and back-end design technologies.
The course delivers key knowledge on e-commerce related systems and the business related skills you will need to work within the IT industry, taking into account the computer and network infrastructure on which the developed systems are installed. There is a strong element of design and creativity within the course modules.
During the course you will study a range of topics including:
- Computer systems
- Networking technologies
- Database design concepts
- Website design
- Business skills for e-commerce
- Employability and professional development
- Systems analysis and design
- Internet server management
- Data analysis and design
- Quality systems in IT
- E-Commerce strategy
- Web application development
- Games design and development
What could I progress on to?
On successful completion of the HND Diploma you can move onto the BSc (Hons) Computing and Systems Development (Top Up) to complete the full degree. You may wish to start your career and could move into IT roles in large companies, become an IT technician, or start your own IT consultancy on a self-employed basis.
Previous computing graduates have gone on to work as an IT consultant for international bank Merrill Lynch, a Technician for BBC News and Self-employed as a web designer.
Additional Course Details for 17/18
Study Year Year 1 Course code 12000Y1 Course name BTEC Level 4 HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (QCF) Y1 Campus Ore Valley Study mode Full-Time Days Various Start date 02/10/17 Duration 30 week (s)
Study Year Year 1 Course code 13296Y1 Course name BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (QCF) Y1 Campus Ore Valley Study mode Part-Time Days Monday Times 09:00 to 17:00 Start date 02/10/17 Duration 30 week (s)
Additional Course Details for 18/19
Study Year Year 1 Course code 12000Y1 Course name BTEC Level 4 HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (QCF) Y1 Campus Ore Valley Study mode Full-Time Days Various Start date 01/10/18 Duration 30 week (s)