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MN255 BTEC HND level 5 in Computing and Systems Development (240+ Credits)


16-24 Months


BTEC/EDEXCEL Higher National Diploma Level 5. Learners coming on to level 5 (year 2) will have completed 8 level 4 units in year 1 or completed the HNC Level 4 qualification worth 120 credits. In year 2 rated level 5, they go on to complete a further 120 credits to make a total of 240 plus credit value needed to successfully complete and be awarded the HND level 5 in Computing & Systems Development.


Qualification accredited by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)


Computers have been at the centre of technological innovations and have contributed to advancements in almost every field of life. The course is aimed at equipping learners with a strong knowledge base and practical skills in computing science and its application leading to employment or further and higher education to degree level.


GCSE/”O” level or 2 “A” levels and/or relevant work experience and equivalent units for HNC level 4 in Computing & Systems Development. English language qualification is required for international applicants.


Level 5 after attaining level 4 units is a 1-year course. Fees for UK/EU nationals £3300, international learners £3500 for the whole 2-year course. Tuition fees excludes registration fees to Edexcel of £219.12


Unit Number Mandatory core units – One unit must be taken. (Learners who have completed the level 4 core units and specialist units or HNC level 4 worth 120 credits will be required to complete one additional core unit at level 5 (20 credits) Level Credit Value
4 Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation 5 20
Specialist units – choose 7 units with a total credit value of 105 credits.
30 Information Systems in Organisations 5 15
31 Knowledge-based Systems 5 15
32 Quality Systems in IT 5 15
33 Data Analysis and Design 5 15
35 Web Applications Development 5 15
41 Programming in Java 5 15
42 Programming in .NET 5 15
43 Networking Infrastructure 5 15
44 Local Area Networking Technologies 5 15
45 Wide Area Networking Technologies 5 15
46 Network Security 5 15
50 Work-based Experience 5 15
Note: There are more optional units on Edexcel’s course list of courses which may be offered on demand.

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