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Level 5 HND in Computing

SIRM

Level 5 HND in Computing

Why this diploma?

Technology plays a very important role in our lives and has become a very important factor in the world. hence this course enables you to get further knowledge about computers so that you can make your place in the demanding market as highly paid employees.

Course Overview

The Higher National Diploma in Computing, which is awarded by Pearson, is a course that is practical so that you can learn the most important topics to advance your career in computing such as software development, computer networks, and security. Through this qualification, you will learn the latest skill and knowledge available to mankind. Just in your first year, you will gain a nationally acclaimed level 4 computing qualification which is great for beginners and for those who want to progress forward with their education in this field. this course will also help you to develop your communication literacy, critical thinking, analysis, reasoning, and interpretation, which are critically important to progress forward in this field professionally.

In your second year, you will progress to the HND which is a course that is focused on learning Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, and Network Security through practical implementations. These skills that you will learn are from the requirements that employers have for their employees. From here the qualified candidates may go forward to complete their final year.

Is it right for me?

If you want your career in this industry this is the perfect qualification for you as this is a course that:

  • is flexible according to your requirements and is learned through both mediums theoretically and practically.
  • Has been developed specifically to aid you in the real world.
  • Offers a great opportunity to those looking for a career in this industry.
  • This is a great step to getting higher qualifications in this field
  • Instead of exams the course consists of modules, assignments, and practical tasks

UNITS

The Units of this course are: 

Pearson Reference

Unit No.

Module Title

RQF Level

CTS

D/615/1618

1

Programming

4

15

H/615/1619

2

Networking

4

15

Y/615/1620

3

Professional Practice

4

15

H/615/1622

4

Database Design & Development

4

15

K/615/1623

5

Security

4

15

T/615/1625

6

Managing a Successful Computing Project (*PS)

4

15

A/615/1626

7

Strategic Information Systems

4

15

J/615/1628

8

Computer Systems Architecture

4

15

T/615/1639

13

Computing Research Project (Pearson Set)

5

30

M/615/1641

14

Business Intelligence

5

15

F/615/1644

16

Cloud Computing

5

15

L/615/1646

17

Network Security

5

15

F/615/1661

25

Information Security Management

5

15

L/615/1677

34

Systems Analysis & Design

5

15

L/615/1680

36

Client/Server Computing Systems

5

15

Credit hours

1st year of Bachelors degree program / 240 hours

Assessment

Assessment methods include:

  • Case studies
  • Pearson (Externally set) Assignments
  • Time-constrained assessments
  • Reports
  • Individual/group presentations
  • Practical assessments
  • Individual/group project work
  • Professional discussion

Awarding body

Pearson

Entry requirements

  • A completed GCE Advanced level profile in a relevant subject with a grade of C and or above

Or

  • Level 3 qualification or its equivalent in a related subject

Or

  • Higher Education Certificate

Duration

2 years full-time

Progression

Qualified candidates may progress to Level 6 entry to complete a Bachelor’s degree at a UK University

Fee

£6000/year

Mode of teaching

Full-time or both

Intakes

January / September

Student loan

Student finance facility can be accessed through partner colleges

Eligible candidates may visit https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-student-finance

Documents required

  • Completed application form
  • Passport
  • Visa (if applicable)
  • Original previous education certificates and copies
  • Statement of purpose (why do you wish to enroll in this program and what do you hope to get out of it)
  • Course fee
  • Interviewed by the course leader and admission team.
  • Proof of address
  • National assurance number

How to apply

Complete the application at http://www.sirim.ac.uk/apply-now

For more information contact our office by sending an email at info@sirim.ac.uk or call 020 7078 7028

Qualification code

603/0471/6

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