HND Computing at Stanmore College
The HND Computing course is designed to help students secure the knowledge skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the IT industry as a highly skilled professional. The course contains professional standards and provide opportunities for students to develop behaviours for work, for example by undertaking a group project, or responding to a client brief. The HND Computing course is also intended to keep doors open for future study should a student wish to progress further in their education after their level 5 study.
The course is aimed at 19+ learners and adults who are looking to continue their HE education and still have the opportunity to work alongside.
To equip students with computing skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global computing environment.
To provide education and training for a range of careers in computing, including network engineering, software engineering, data analytics, security, intelligent systems, and applications development.
To provide insight and understanding into international computing operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a globalised market place.
To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in computing, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in computing or a related area.
To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
The course runs 32 weeks. At least 20 hours per week self-directed study. Each teaching day is delivered in an eight hour block from 9.00am- 5.00pm.
|Database Design and Development||4||15|
|Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-Set)||4||15|
|Computer Systems Architecture||4||15|
|Website Design and Development||4||15|
|Computing Research Project (Pearson-Set)||5||30|
|User Experience and Interface Design||5||15|
|Database Management Systems||5||15|
|System Analysis and Design||5||15|
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On successful completion of the HND Computing course students can develop their careers in the computing sector through:
Continuing existing employment
Linking with the appropriate vendor accredited certificates
Committing to Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Progressing to university.
Students completing their HND in computing course will be aiming to go on to employment or will progress to Level 6 where they will complete a one year programme and obtained in BSc in Computing. This could be our partner University.
BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Information Technology/Computing or Access to HE Diploma in Computing.
You will require a minimum of 104-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels.
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSE at C/4 or above include Maths and English at C/4 or above.
- Formal written examinations
- Oral presentations
- Formal essays
- Written reports
You will be provided with online resources, computers and laptops to use in college. Having a personal laptop will be very useful to work on assignments and projects from home.
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Eric ChiejinaCurriculum Manager - IT, Accounting & Engineering