*Returning to Campus Update* 

We look forward to welcoming all our new and returning students to the College for the 2020/21 academic year. In light of COVID-19 we have implemented a number of changes to protect the health and wellbeing of everyone at the College. It is important that we respect and adhere to these new measures. Please practise social distancing and follow the one way traffic system around campus. We also encourage students and staff to wear face coverings in public spaces and to use hand sanitiser available at stations around each campus.

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Computing, IT & Multimedia

COMPUTING Level 5 Higher National Diploma


Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Computing



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Level
Level 5
Mode of Study
Full Time
Course Type
Higher Education
Location
Armagh Campus

OVERVIEW

Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4 and 5. This course is designed to help students secure the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace and represents the latest in professional standards and provides opportunities for students to develop behaviours for work.

It is designed to provide you with the skills required for employment in the growing computing sector and address the increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 & 5.  There are approximately 510 hours a year student contact time over a two year period.

Your timetable will be approximately 17 hours per week. There is an expectation that students may undertake 20 – 30 hours per week of independent study. 

All staff on this programme are highly experienced with appropriate skillsets for the subjects they are delivering.

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have:

  1. Achieved a minimum of 48 UCAS points
  2. GCSE Maths grade C or approved equivalent*
  3. GCSE English Language grade C or Essential Skills L2

MODULES

Students will study modules in:

Programming
Networking
Professional Practice
Database Design & Development
Security
Managing a Successful Computing Project
Website Design & Development
Data Analytics
Computing Research Project
Business Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Discrete Maths
Forensics
Internet of Things
Virtual & Augmented Reality

 

DURATION

2 years full-time

ACCREDITED BY

This course is accredited by Pearson.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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OTHER FEES

Each year students go on visits and attend various events, etc. as opportunities arise.  While these are not mandatory for success they complement course content and should cost no more than £20 - £30 per year, paid as and when required.  

Resit Examinations will incur a fee of approximately £20 each

Fees are subject to change, for up-to-date fee information please see www.src.ac.uk

 

PROGRESSION

On successful completion of this course, and depending on your grades, you may progress to a range of computing degrees or into full time employment in the computing sector.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply now using our online application form!

CONTACT

Armagh

Marie McArdle  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Newry

Sharon McCone This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

028 3025 9643


IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT

In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.

In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.


FEES POLICY

Information about our fees policy including details on registration and reduced fees as well as refunds can be found HERE

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  • Course Code
    P0012AF
  • Start Date
    07/09/2020
  • Day and Time
    Subject to Timetable
  • Weeks
    30
  • Fees
    £2500 (Course)
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