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UCAS CODE: I101

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Lowestoft)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the computing sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in computing. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the computing sector, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in computing give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training. The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Computing offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through the selection of optional units across a range of occupational sectors at Level 4. This effectively builds underpinning core skills while preparing the student for subject specialisation at Level 5. Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in research, self-study, directed study and workplace scenarios.The HNC Computing will be delivered alongside the level 4 FdSc Computer Technologies (Software Development) programme where possible to maximise the opportunities for sharing learning experiences. This Pearson Higher National award is delivered, assessed and quality assured by East Coast College (Lowestoft) working in partnership with the University of Suffolk.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 6,750per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 60

Students need 60 UCAS tariff points (or above). Applicants who do not hold these qualifications may be considered on an individual basis based upon their overall application and the course applied for.

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University information

University of Suffolk

  • University League Table

    129th

  • Campus address

    University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    108th out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    103 43%

    98th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    98th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.47 69%

    108th

    33

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