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

COURSE LENGTH:

16-24 Months

AWARD:

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.

ACCREDITATION:

Qualification accredited by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

COURSE OUTCOME:

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.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

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.

FEES

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


COURSE UNITS:

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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