OverviewComputing Pearson BTEC HNC (part-time)
This course will allow you to develop a range of specialist technical skills, enabling you to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and to adapt to a constantly changing world. You will benefit from our excellent cutting-edge computing facilities, small student groups and extremely supportive, industry-experienced teaching staff. The part-time study option offers students the opportunity to combine professional development with their current employment.
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An Access to Higher Education Diploma in a Computing or related subject We also welcome applications from mature students who will be considered on relevant work experience rather than qualifications.
During this course you will have the opportunity to study a range of options, including programming; networking; professional practice; database design & development; security; managing a successful computing project; systems development life cycle; web development.
Assessment is made through a variety of coursework assignments including case studies providing solutions to realistic computing problems, practical assessments and computer-based tests. There are no formal examinations associated with this course. Teaching methods include lectures, practical sessions, group work, tutorials and workshops. In addition, substantial learning resources and support material are available online for home study.
You will be able to progress onto a Degree in Computing or a related field. Network Engineer, Systems Architect, Data Analyst, IT Security Analyst, Web Developer are all possible examples of a wide range of job titles associated with the qualification
Significant additional study will be required outside of the program to be successful. If working then the support of your employer would be a significant benefit to successful completion.
There may be the opportunity to study for industry specific qualifications as part of the course.
You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.Find out more
If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.