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Computing and Systems Development HND

University Centre Farnborough

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Progress your skills, knowledge and ability for further study or to prepare for employment in the computing industry, with our HND in Computing. This course starts each September and is awarded by Pearson. • This course provides a route into careers related to computing including software design, computer networking and more • You will have the opportunity to gain a CISCO CCNA 1 qualification during your degree• One-year qualification to be followed up with a top-up degree• Taught at University Centre Farnborough, with modern facilities including our high quality computing suite with access to the latest softwareInformation technology is the glue that connects millions of people, aiding businesses and communities all around the world, every day. According to Prospects, there are currently one million people employed in the UK's IT industry, making it a thriving sector to work in. At Farnborough, you will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in an IT working environment. Not only will you develop skills specific to IT but our course provides opportunities for you to develop behaviours for work. For example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief. As part of the course you will also earn vendor qualifications including CISCO CCNA part 1, which is recognised by employers. An HND in Computing will allow you to study key areas of computing before moving onto a top-up degree to gain a full honours degree.**WHO IS THE PROGRAMME FOR?**This computing programme is perfect if you have an interest in the world of information technology. You might currently be studying an HNC in Computing, already working in the sector, be returning to education after a break, or wish to transfer from another college or university. **WHAT WILL I STUDY?**You will learn about project design, data analysis, data structures and algorithms. You will also explore the creative element of games design and development and improve on your knowledge of writing programmes in different computer languages.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,500per year

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UCAS Points : 48


University information

University Centre Farnborough

  • Campus address

    University Centre Farnborough, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6SB, England

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