Higher National Diploma in Computing

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Explore a world of opportunities and unlock the future with Higher National Diploma in Computing at Westford University College

    About the Higher National Diploma in Computing

    Program Highlights

    The Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. The Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the computing sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their careers in computing. It equips students with the computing skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve performance in the global computing environment. Additionally, it provides insight and understanding into international computing operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a globalized marketplace.

    The purpose of the programme is to develop students as professional self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to the constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to have wide access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

    The HND in Computing is delivered across 14 modules and is meant to meet the increasing need for professional, technical and educational pathways, through a focused curriculum that prepares them for future degree-level studies and/or industry work. The curriculum promotes experiential learning through group projects, practical assignments, and class partnerships to better mirror the real-world workplace. We replicate scenarios and increase engagement through a combination of study and practical training. This ensures that learners are always learning and honing their skills.

    Module List
    Credits
    Programming
    15
    Networking
    15
    Professional Practice
    15
    Database Design and Development
    15
    Security
    15
    Planning Computing Projects
    15
    Software Development Cycle
    15
    Strategic Information Systems
    15
    Network Management
    15
    Digital Technology as a Catalyst for Change
    15
    Internet of Things
    15
    Operating System
    15
    Business Process Support
    15
    E-commerce and Strategy
    15
    Computing Research Project
    30
    Upon successful completion of the 15 units, students will have earned 240 credits – equivalent to the first two years of an undergraduate course.

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      Progression Route: Top up

      With the HND in Computing, students are eligible to enrol directly in the third year of their bachelor’s programme –

      BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

      Awarded by: Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

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      About Pearson

      Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4 and 5. When redeveloping the Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications in Computing, we collaborated with a wide range of students, employers, higher education providers, colleges, and subject experts to ensure that the new qualifications meet their needs and expectations. We also worked closely with the relevant professional bodies, to ensure alignment with recognised professional standards.

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      Student Testimonials

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      Amal Aboobacker

      HND Fashion Student

      5/5
       Westford University College has an excellent learning environment. This university understands my objectives and works with me to develop
      Amal Aboobacker
       Westford University College has an excellent learning environment. This university understands my objectives and works with me to develop my skills and knowledge so that I can better prepare for the future. Faculty and students have been incredibly helpful, encouraging, and supportive. Westford provides a wide selection of online and offline activities allowing students to partake in while following all safety precautions. Westford has a great culture that encourages me to succeed.
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      Yuha Hamid

      HND Fashion Student

      5/5
      Westford has opened many doors and opportunities for its students, from fashion shows and countless events that have helped
      Yuha Hamid
      Westford has opened many doors and opportunities for its students, from fashion shows and countless events that have helped to give its students more experience in the various sectors into which they may have ventured. With its flexible fees and diverse course offerings, Westford has been the backbone for several students. Furthermore, their affiliation with international awarding bodies has elevated its brand persona. Do you want to advance your career? Join the Westford team as they assist you in achieving your goals.
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      Arwa Mufaddal Piplodwala

      HND Fashion Student

      5/5
      The journey at Westford University College has been an amazing ride, and hand on heart the past 8 months
      Arwa Mufaddal Piplodwala
      The journey at Westford University College has been an amazing ride, and hand on heart the past 8 months have been the best till date. I have gathered so much knowledge about the field of fashion and discovered my own skills and abilities, which has really helped me set my career goals in this industry. The mix of academics and extracurricular activities is splendid, and the faculties and administrators are very supportive. It is a pleasure to be a part of Westford.
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      Shelumini Fernando

      HND Fashion Student

      5/5
      Choosing to enroll as an HND fashion design student at Westford University has been one of the best decisions
      Shelumini Fernando
      Choosing to enroll as an HND fashion design student at Westford University has been one of the best decisions I have made. Within the four months of my time here at Westford, I have gained an immense amount of knowledge about the fashion world. The fashion show opportunities were a key highlight for me, working alongside my peers and lecturers preparing and performing our best to showcase our talents. With eagerness to gain more knowledge from the awaited modules and the anticipation for future events to participate, I am eager to give my all to this home away from home.

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