The Level 4 Higher National Certificate provides a solid foundation in computing, which students can build on if they decide to continue their studies. The Level 5 Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study.
The HNC in Computing is made up of mandatory core units which are delivered throughout the year. You can expect to study the following units on this course.
Mandatory 1: Programming
Mandatory 2: Networking 1
Mandatory 3: Professional Practice
Mandatory 4: Database Design & Development
Mandatory 5: Security
Mandatory 6: Planning a Computing Project
Mandatory 7: Software Development Lifecycles