HNC Computing (Part-time) - 2018 Entry

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Reasons to study Computing

  • Small class sizes, offering unrivalled student to lecturer contact time.
  • Impress future employers by gaining Microsoft Office Specialist status, alongside your course.
  • Opportunities, upon successful completion, to progress into employment, an apprenticeship or university course.
Start/End Date: September 2018 - May 2020
Duration: 2 years part-time
Campus: Town Centre Campus
Course Contact: Steve Hibbert
Telephone: 01744 623163
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Awarded By: Pearson

The HNC Computing is suitable for those who would like to progress from a level 3 qualification in Computing or ITQ, or those already working in the industry who would like to build their understanding of key computing concepts.

Providing the flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation for future studies and career progression, the HNC equips students with the skills needed to function effectively in the business world, in the provision of computing and IT systems in a business environment.

Course in-depth

What will I study?

Students will study the following core modules:

  • Programming
  • Networking, *Professional Practice
  • Database Design and Development
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project

Students will also study two additional modules.

How will I study?

Students will study on a part-time basis for two evenings per week, over a two year period.

How will I be assessed?

The HNC is assessed entirely through coursework. A variety of assessment methods will be used, which will enable you to meet the learning outcomes for the module and experience a range of methods in preparation for further study or employment. This includes written essays, reports, presentations and practical assignments. All coursework is subject to verification by the awarding body.

Ref: Steve Hibbert



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Our excellent progression routes can lead to an apprenticeship, university or employment.

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