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HNC in Computing Year 1

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Course CodeG0250
Academic Year1718
Dates26th September 2017 to 3rd July 2018
Times18:00 to 21:00
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaIT & Programming
Mode Of ProvisionEvening
IntroductionThis course is validated by Edexcel BTEC and would suit students wishing to study for a professional qualification while studying locally at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College.
Study OutlineYear one: Computer Systems, IT Support for End Users, Business Skills for e-Commerce and Systems Analysis. Year two: Employability and Professional Development, Multimedia Design and Authoring, Database Design Concepts and Object Oriented Programming. Six hours study at College and approximately twelve hours working from home per week to complete assignments.
Entry RequirementsHNC/HND (part-time): A good level of understanding of IT, preferably having a level 3 IT qualification. Entry is at the discretion of the College and will be based on a formal interview. Mature students who do not possess formal qualifications are very welcome to apply Please visit the UCAS website for information.
EquipmentCourse books, a home based computer with Internet access would also be beneficial. Please note a grant for the course costs and books may be available dependant upon circumstances. The website is: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/overview
AttendanceTwo years, part-time, two evenings per week (1800-2100)
AssessmentAssessment is based on a combination of assignments, phase tests and examinations.
ProgressionA further two years (two evenings per week )studying the Edexcel BTEC Higher National Diploma (Level 5) (part-time) at NWHC. Alternatively an HND/BSc (full-time) at university.
QualificationHNC
Awarding BodyEDEXCEL
Level4
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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