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BTEC HNC Computing and Systems Development - UCAS Code: I100

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Course CodeG5067
Academic Year1819
Dates23rd September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaIT & Programming
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionEver wanted to set up your own website or do e-commerce? Have you ever wanted to learn what happens behinds the scenes on a Web Server? Or do you just want to enhance your knowledge in IT? Then this e-commerce based course is the answer. It gives students a broad range of IT skills needed to work either in business managing a network or branch out on their own to develop and run a web based business.
Study OutlineThe HNC will be broken down into eight units delivered throughout the academic year. All units will require a significant amount of private study designed to develop both your technical and communication skills.

Each unit will require the submission of an assignment based on the semester’s content. Your assignment will be graded with a pass, merit or distinction with all units counting towards your final HNC.

• Business Skills for e-Commerce
• Emerging Technologies
• Computer Systems
• Research Skills
• Employability and Professional Development
• Human Computer Interface
• Small Business Networking
• Website Design
Entry RequirementsIdeally you should have studied Information Technology (IT) / Computing at Level 3, but candidates with suitable experience or a strong desire to learn more about this industry will be considered.

You will require:
• GCSE English and GCSE Maths at Grade C or above
And either
• 1 GCE A Levels (A* – C grades)
• Relevant BTEC Level 3 qualification in IT at Merit
• Access to Higher Education Certificate
• Or equivalent IT Experience

All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview by a member of the lecturing team.

UCAS Code: I100
EquipmentAdditional storage device to save your work.
AttendanceYou will normally attend around 12 hours of timetabled taught sessions (lectures and tutorials) each week, and we expect you to undertake at least 15 further hours of independent study to complete project work and research
AssessmentYou will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports).

Assessment is through coursework (presentations, essays and reports).
ProgressionAfter successfully completing the course you will be able to progress on to the HND in Computing at the college or progress onto the 2nd year of a degree, or gain employment in any of the following industry fields:

• Computer Networking
• Technical Support
• Web Development
• Software Development

You may also use the skills, techniques and knowledge learned as a springboard towards studying towards a vendor specific qualification.
QualificationBTEC HNC in Computing and Systems Development
Awarding BodyPearson BTEC
Availble Full-time?Y
Availble Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?Y
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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