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Computing & IT

HND Computing & Systems Development

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This programme will suit students who are or who wish to work in the computing industry. Computers are fundamental to many industries and you will develop skills in many fields.

Modules include: Business Skills for e-Commerce, Computer Systems, Database Concepts, Employability and Professional Development, Website Design, Systems Analysis, Event Driven Programming Solutions, Research Skills and Design and Database Design Concepts. 

Entry Requirements

80 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or Level 3 equivalent qualifications. Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Maths.

UCAS tariff tables can be found here: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables

The College welcomes applications from motivated applicants from all backgrounds. We recognise that student potential is not always demonstrated within formal academic qualifications and welcome applications from individuals from backgrounds that are under-represented within higher education. 

Career Prospects

The recognised progression route is the BA (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems.

Graduates have employment prospects in ICT related disciplines, for example: software engineers, software developers, information managers, website designers and technical support.

Study Mode

Full-time

Campus

Neath

Course Length

Two years. The HND award comprises the first two years of the BSc Information Systems Engineering qualification.

Course Time

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Partnership

This programme is awarded by Pearson.

Assessment

You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ‘a method of assessment that considers whether an individual can demonstrate that they can meet the assessment requirements for a unit through knowledge, understanding or skills that they already possess and do not need to develop through a course of learning’. If individuals can produce relevant evidence, that fully meets learning outcome requirements then RPL can be given for their existing knowledge, understanding or skills.

Additional Notes

The tuition fee for 2015 entry was £8000. Please visit our fees page for fee information for 2016 entry. UCAS Code: OO4G

Contact Details

Jeanette Adams 01639 648073 jeanette.adams@nptcgroup.ac.uk