Course: HNC/HND Computing and Systems Development

Sussex Coast College Hastings

Program Description

Course: HNC/HND Computing and Systems Development

Sussex Coast College Hastings

Course: HNC/HND Computing and Systems Development

This course is validated by Pearson/Edexcel.

The BTEC HND/HNC Computing and Systems Development course is designed for individuals who would like to develop their skills in multimedia and front end design technologies.It takes into account computer and network infrastructure on which the developed systems are installed.

The course delivers key knowledge one-commerce related systems and the business related skills required to work within the IT industry. There is a strong element of design and creativity within the course modules.


Year 1

  • Computer Systems
  • Research Skills
  • Database Design Concepts
  • Website Design
  • Business Skills for E-Commerce
  • Employability & Professional Development
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Networking

Year 2

  • Research Skills
  • Project Design
  • Implementation & Evaluation
  • Multimedia design & Authoring
  • Programing (Java)
  • Web App Development
  • Networking Infrastructure

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at grade C or above in English, Maths and Science. Educated to A Level standard or equivalent. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.0 overall, 6.0 in writing. Offers onto this course are subject to successful interview.

Areas of Study

The areas of study span the computing discipline and include: Hardware, Systems Analysis, Web Technologies, Programming, Databases, Networking and Multimedia. You would also develop your independent study, business and research skills.

Employment and Progression Opportunities

Having completed the Level 5 HND, you could continue study within Higher Education and work towards a degree within the computing discipline. The HND is a recognised Level 5 qualification, and on successful completion would provide opportunities to gain employment within the computing industry.

Course Details

UCAS Centre No: S83

UCAS Application Code: ZAN6

Duration: (HND) 2 years full-time, (HNC) 2 years part-time

Site: Ore Valley

Apply: Direct to the College for HNCs

Level: 4 (HNC) and 5 (HND)

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Cost & Fees

HNC / HND courses

HND: £5,900 per annum

HNC: £2950 per annum

International students

HND EU: £6,000 per annum

HND Non EU: £6,000 per annum

Fundation Degree and Top-Up: £7,900 per annum

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Aug. 2017
2 years
Part time
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Start date Aug. 2017
United Kingdom Hastings, England
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