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Computing HNC Level 4 (Part-time)

Kirklees College
Course summary
2 years
3,475 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Next available date: Enquire for more information - Dewsbury
GCSE / A Level
Computing HNC Level 4 (Part-time)

Course description

Computing HNC Level 4 (Part-time)

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.

Full time also delivered this course 1(full-time) Year.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry Requirements

Our typical offer is UCAS Tarrif points 64 (new), or equivalent

BTEC Extended Diploma at MPP and GCSE English and maths grade C or above (or equivalent point score)

For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to be:

  • A BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction
  • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent)
  • Other related Level 3 qualifications
  • An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution
  • Related work experience
  • An international equivalent of the above

Kirklees College will consider applicants’ prior learning when considering their acceptance on a BTEC Higher Nationals, through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For more information, please visit the institute website.

Training Course Content

All modules are compulsory.

Semester 1

  • Professional Practice (15 credits)
  • Website Design & Development (15 credits)
  • Computer Systems Architecture (15 credits)
  • Networking (15 credits)

Semester 2

  • Managing a Successful Computing Project (15 credits)
  • Programming (15 credits)
  • Database Design & Development (15 credits)
  • Security (15 credits)

Continuing Studies

The skills offered as part of the Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate / Diploma can provide graduates with the opportunity to work in many different areas of the digital sector.

Below are some examples of job roles each qualification could lead to:

  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Architect
  • Web Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Games Developer
  • Software Developer

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About provider

Kirklees College

Kirklees College 

Founded in 2008 as part of a merger between Dewsbury College and Huddersfield Technical College, Kirklees College has become one of the biggest college’s in the country, offering a wide range of courses and study options. The college boasts over...

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Kirklees College

Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre, Waterfront Quarter, Manchester Road, Huddersfield


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