HND IN COMPUTING

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Program Description:
Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them

Qualification:
On successful completion of the program you will be awarded Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing

Program Duration:
The BTEC level 5 HND Diploma in Computing is studied over a period of 18 months.

 

About HND:

  1. HND contains the knowledge and skills students need to succeed at degree-level study and beyond.
  2. Created with extensive input from employers and professional bodies; learner is provided with both the theory and skills relevant to their chosen profession.

 

Successful BTEC Higher National graduates:

  • Have the ability to progress into suitable employment in the work place.
  • Are able to gain exemptions and progress into Honors degree program in relevant subjects.
  • Are able to apply for membership in professional bodies.

 

Course content (Modules):
Level 4 Units:

  1. Programming
  2. Networking
  3. Professional Practice
  4. Database Design and Development
  5. Security
  6. Managing successful Computing Project
  7. Software Development Lifecycle
  8. Website Design and Development

 

Level 5 Units:

  1. Computing Research Project
  2. Business Intelligence
  3. Network Management
  4. Client Server Computing

 

Specialist Units
Network Engineering Pathway

  • Transport Network Design
  • Cloud Computing
  • Network Security

Software Engineering Pathway:

  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Data Structures and Algorithm
  • Advanced Programming

Security Pathway:

  • Cryptography
  • Forensics
  • Information Security Management

Intelligent Systems Pathway:

  • Data Structures and Algorithm
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence

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