Higher National Diploma Computing
in Computing is designed to prepare students for a career in the
computing industry, either as an application programmer or as system
analyst/designer. The course is designed so that students acquire the
skills and knowledge demanded by business and commercial organisations.
of Database Design
Hardware and Software
O Systems Design
are assessed continuously with formal examinations for some modules.
association with De Montfort University the College offers four Higher
National Diplomas (HNDs). These Are listed in the UCAS handbook under
the University's ''table of associate and linked colleges and
campuses" (see DEM D26, Campus code Z). An additional HND in Travel
and Tourism is offered through a consortium arrangement.
business and Finance UCAS Course Code - 105G
Computing UCAS Course Code - 421N
Health and Care UCAS Course Code - 006B
Sport UCAS Course Code - 045L
Travel and Tourism Contact Student Services for UCAS Code
apply for HND courses applicant should normally meet one of the
Possess an appropriate BTEC National Certificate, National Diploma,
Advanced GNVQ or equivalent qualification.
Have studied two subjects to A level with a pass in at least one
subject and four passes at GCSE level (grade 'C' or above),
preferably including English and Maths.
The College also welcomes applications for HND programmes from mature
students (candidates aged 21 and over at commencement of their course)
who are unable to meet normal entry requirements but who have relevant
Applications for these courses should normally be made through UCAS.
you require assistance please contact the Head of Student Services on
completion of this course students can choose either to go straight into
industry or progress onto further studies. Students with appropriate
levels of achievement have the opportunity to progress, without loss of
time, to the BSc (Hons) in Computing at De Montfort University.
Distinction level diplomates may be accepted for direct entry to level 3
of relevant degree programmes at other universities.