Applied Business Academy
HND – Computing
Level 5 Higher Education Program
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The Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing are aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the computing sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in computing. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the computing sector, Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Computing gives students the experience of the breadth and depth of the sector, which will prepare them for further study or training.
Course Delivery and Support
While studying for ABA’s Computing BTEC level 5 HND in London, you will be taught in a variety of ways including practical sessions, workshops and lectures by guest speakers.
£5800 per year
Skills you will gain
Cognitive and problem-solving skills:
problems by applying expert and creative solutions, use of systems and
digital technology, generating and communicating ideas creatively.
and self-development, self-analysis and reflection, planning and
working collaboratively, negotiating and influencing, self-presentation.
Complete the HND in Computing qualification and get ready to work in industry as a:
Operation Research Scientist
IT Security Coordinator
Get ready with a superior advantage for your career
HND Computing course curriculum
You will study the following units:
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Computing Level 4 Units: 120 credits
Module 1: Programming (15 credits)
Module 2: Networking (15 credits)
Module 3: Professional Practice (15 credits)
Module 4: Database Design and Development (15 credits)
Module 5: Security (15 credits)
Module 6: Managing a Successful Computing Project (15 credits)
Module 8: Computer Systems Architecture (15 credits)
Module 10: Website Design and Development (15 credits)
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Certificate in Computing Level 5 units: 120 credits
Unit 14: Business Intelligence (15 credits)
Unit 28: Prototyping (15 credits)
Unit 34: System Analysis and Design (15 credits)
Unit 37: Architecture (15 credits)
Unit 38: Database Management Systems (15 credits)
Unit 40: User Experience and Interface Design (15 credits)
BTEC Level 3 qualification in a related subject area
GCE Advanced Level profile demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject (likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C)
Other related Level 3 qualification
Access to a Higher Education Certificate or relevant work experience
Non-native English speaking students or those who haven’t studied the final two years of school in English that can demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 awarded on individual sections
At Applied Business Academy, we tailor our training to suit your needs, and the cost of our training programmes always aim to exceed the value you get out of them. Depending on the course you choose, the duration and cost differ. We have outlined the 3 possible ways to help you get the financial support to cover the cost of this course.
Funding and grants
Under our collaborative partnership with NESCOT, each successful applicant will be officially registered as a NESCOT student. Students will have access to all the teaching, learning and supporting facilities offered by the Academy.
Please speak to our Course Advisor to find out further if you qualify for this funding option, and your requirements.
This course is offered in partnership with North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT). Students may be admitted to this course through North East Surrey College of Technology which will be determined at the admissions stage.