HND Computing & System Development
What will I learn?
Our HND in Computing and Systems Development is studied over two years and will help you to develop your skills in front and back-end design technologies.You will be given a more practical and vocational perspective as you develop key knowledge in e-commerce related systems and the business related skills youll need for a successful career in the IT industry. Our expert tutors will help you expand your commercial awareness, while studying computer and network infrastructures. There will be a strong element of design and creativity throughout the course, and we will also help you to develop a good mix of employability skills as well as the essential knowledge needed to progress onto higher levels of study.
During the two years your learning will span a whole range of computing disciplines, focusing on hardware, systems analysis, web technologies, programming databases, networking and multimedia. You will become familiar with a range of computer systems and networking technologies, be able to explore a range of website and database design concepts, and learn how to effectively manage them. You will be able get creative while designing and building a range of web applications, all while relating your projects and assignments to real-life working examples to expand your learning. Core modules include: Business Skills for e-Commerce Computer Systems Employability and Professional Development Project Design, Implementation and EvaluationOptional modulesThere are a number of optional modules that you can choose from to complete the qualification (offered subject to demand and availability of resources). Information Systems in Organisations Quality Systems in IT Data Structures and Algorithms Web Applications Development * Computer Games Design and Development
What could I progress on to?
Once you have completed the HND you will have a diverse range of transferable skills that will enable you to either; start your career in a number of IT technician roles or continue with your studies and top-up your qualification with the full BSc Honours on our BSc (Hons) Computing and Systems Development course.
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)