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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Stanmore College - London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Overview**From smartphone apps to the networks that connect communities and businesses across the world, computing is behind the systems millions of people rely on every day.On this HND Computing course, you'll prepare yourself for further study or employment in the computing industry. You'll learn about topics such as programming, networking, business intelligence and IT security and get to apply what you learn on a work placement and on community projects.When you complete the course, you'll have the skills, knowledge and experience to start a career in the computing industry. You could also top up your HND to a Bachelor's degree.**What you'll experience**On this course, you'll:- Learn skills relevant to your future career from staff who have experience working in the industry- Get an insight into how to use computing to develop community opportunities and enhance lives- Tailor what you learn to your interests and career aspirations- Access the latest learning resources, journals and publications- Get experience of working in the computing industry on a work placement- Have further opportunities to apply what you learn in the community, by running computing events, for exampleThe course takes place at Stanmore College, but you still have access to the University of Portsmouth's student support services and community including study support, the Students’ Union and the library's online resources.**Careers and opportunities**The computing expertise you develop on this course will set you up for employment in areas including systems design and analysis, commercial or scientific systems development and web development.What jobs can you do with a Computing HND?Roles you could go into could include:- business continuity analyst- software engineer- web developer- systems analyst- computer programmer- online course developerIf you want to continue your studies, you can top up your HND to a Bachelor's degree by joining the final year of the BSc (Hons) Computing course.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    49th out of 110 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    113 47%

    85th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    18

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