HND Level 5 in Computing and Systems Development

What topics are covered by the course?

Year 1 - Level 4
Mandatory core units all three units must be taken (45 credits)
Business Skills for e-Commerce
Computer Systems
Employability and Professional Development
Specialist units choose 5 units with a total credit value of 75 credits
Systems Analysis and Design

Human Computer Interaction

Website Design

Database Design Concepts

Object Oriented Programming

Networking Technologies

IT Support for End Users

Year 2 - Level 5
Mandatory core units One unit must be taken. (Learners who have completed the level 4 core units and specialist units or HNC level 4 worth 120 credits will be required to complete one additional core unit at level 5 (20 credits)
Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Specialist units choose 7 units with a total credit value of 105 credits.
Information Systems in Organisations

Knowledge-based Systems

Quality Systems in IT

Data Analysis and Design

Web Applications Development

Programming in Java

Programming in .NET

Networking Infrastructure

Local Area Networking Technologies

Wide Area Networking Technologies

Network Security

Work-based Experience

Who should attend?

The course is open to learners from around the globe who have access to the internet and wish to achieve recognized qualifications by online or distance learning.

What will I be able to do on completion?

The course is rated at level 5 equivalent to the first two years of a Bachelor's degree. Learners completing this course may progress to level 6 courses offered by the college jointly with other awarding bodies or proceed to a university of their choice for admission into the second or third year depending on the university.

How will I be assessed?

There are no examinations. The course is assessed by coursework including assignments, projects, presentations and other forms of assessment.

MF987: EDEXCEL HND Diploma level 5 in Computing and Systems Development

COURSE LENGTH 18-24 months

AWARD: BTEC/EDEXCEL Higher National Diploma. On successful completion of 120 credit value you will be awarded a HNC Computing. However, if you go on to complete all 240 credit value successfully you will be awarded a HND Computing & Systems Development.
ACCREDITATION Qualification accredited by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
COURSE OUTCOME: Computers have been at the centre of technological innovations and have contributed to advancements in almost every field of life. The course is aimed at equipping learners with a strong knowledge base and practical skills in computing science and its application leading to employment or further and higher education to degree level.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GCSE/O level or 2 A levels and/or relevant work experience. English language qualification is required for international applicants.

Guide Price: 3300

Delivery: Online
Category: IT & Computer »
Duration: 18-24 Months
Qualification: Higher National Diploma Level 5

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