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Duration: 2 academic years / 18 calendar months OVERVIEW The HNC in Computing and Systems Development is a Level 4 programme, which is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. The programme has a vocational focus, using a range of Computing related case studies, scenarios and practical examples. It is well established and recognised across the UK by universities and employers and in a number of other countries. Students successfully completing this programme can apply to a number of universities for entry into the second year of a related degree programme. Students are encouraged to make their own enquiries to universities about this route, since entry criteria can vary. CONTENT YEAR 1 YEAR 2 Core units Specialist units Unit 1: Business Skills for e-Commerce Unit 6: Management in IT Unit 2: Computer Systems Unit 14: Website Design Unit 3: Employability and Professional Development Unit 15: Website Management Unit 16: e-Commerce technologies Specialist unit Unit 5: Emerging technologies
ASSESSMENT This course will be assessed using a mix of website design, written assignments, presentations, role play, simulations and in-class timed assessments. ENTRY CRITERIA Age 18-21 1 A level pass (at grade A* - E) or A pass in vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Nationals and OCR Nationals (equivalent to one A level pass). Age 21 and over No formal level 3 qualification is required.
Special features A nationally recognised award Vocational focus Varied approach to assessment Opportunities to progress to a top-up degree or direct into employment. Attendance This course will be studies over two academic years on a part-time basis consisting of teaching across two evenings a week or one day a week. Fee: £2,495  (per annum)
Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (Part-time)
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