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HNC Computing

This course has been designed to help you develop your knowledge and skills in computing and data analytics. This programme will provide you with an understanding of digital and data theory and a range of skills to enable you to gain employment in a variety of roles across the industry.

Why Choose This Course?

Throughout the program you will learn computing and data fundamentals, such as programming, networking, database design and development, security and analytics.

You will develop contemporary, vocational skills including study, research, analysis, planning and organisational skills. You will also learn to take responsibility for your own learning and the ability to be flexible and to work cooperatively with others.

Completion of the HNC will provide opportunities for you to make progress towards achieving internationally recognised registration with a professional body such as the British Computer Society.

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Start date: 19/09/2022

Course code
Level 4
Truro College
1 year
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
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State-of-the-art facilities

You will be studying your digital programme with the best facilities and the latest equipment and resources on offer.

HE Progression opportunities

Completion of the HNC will offer progression to subject specialism at level 5.

Learn from sector experts

You will be taught by staff with extensive experience who will advance your knowledge and skills to meet the expectations of the industry.

What Will I Learn?

Through studying the HNC in Computing (Data Analytics) you will get practical experience with emerging technologies and you will be taught by staff with extensive industrial experience. The HNC in Computing (Data Analytics) develops knowledge and skills in areas such as programming, networking, and project management. An example of the modules you will study are detailed below:

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Data Analytics
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design and Development
  • Security
  • Project Management
  • Maths for Computing

Where Will It Take Me?

Achievement of the HNC prepares you for further higher education qualifications such as a the HND in Computing, as well as the option to enter the industry to start your working career.

Entry Requirements

For entry to this programme you will need a Grade 4/C in GCSE English and Maths and a completed level 3 qualification to meet a minimum of 48 UCAS points, such as:

  • A Levels
  • BTEC National Certificate/Diploma
  • T Levels
  • Access to HE
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Irish/Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers

Additional Information

Awarding body: University of Plymouth

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