These courses are run as modular courses over two years.
On successful completion of the first year, students are awarded an HNC (Higher National Certificate) and can then move on to the second year to gain the HND (Higher National Diploma).
On successful completion of the Level 5 HND, you can progress to the final year of a full or part-time university degree programme in networking, computer science or other computing courses.
Career opportunities within computing in the local area include network support, programming, web development and security in a variety of organisations.
These courses will develop your understanding of a broad range of computing ideas and enable you to contribute to the future direction of the industry.
You will be able to create innovative solutions to problems or improvements to current situations.
Key features Interview and normally a relevant BTEC Extended Diploma of A Level. A typical offer could be DEE at A Level or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma or equivalent qualifications.
GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) at grade C or above, English language preferred at grade C.
This course will provide you with the skills necessary to gain accredited certifications from Comp TIA - the Computing Technology Industry Association - considered one of the IT industry’s top trade associations.
You will also be eligible for membership of the British Computing Society as an associate member on completion of the course.