This full-time HND can help you turn your interest in computing into a rewarding career opportunity. The course will help you prepare to work in the computing industry by teaching you essential skills – from problem-solving to supporting individual computer users and organisations, to maintaining and managing their online systems. You will also be introduced to games development and programming, where you can use your imagination and creativity to modify and manipulate software to create animations and cutting-edge interfaces.
Throughout the 2 year course you will gain knowledge and understanding; practical, professional and subject-specific skills. You will develop cognitive, intellectual and thinking skills; and you will gain valuable key, personal and transferable skills. In order for you to develop and enhance your employability skills, taught, developed, and assessed learning will involve crucial skills such as: communication, teamwork, organising and planning, numeracy, problem-solving, flexibility and adaptability, action planning, self-awareness, initiative, personal impact and confidence, environmental sustainability, and social, public and ethical responsibility.
In line with Pearson BTEC requirements, the Level 5 HND programme contains a minimum of 120 credits at level 5.
Level 5, and 120 credits are at Level 4.