HND (Higher National Diploma) in Computing & Systems Development – Software

The course is offered by Edexcel (Pearson) – UK, a world leading education, training and examination body. Edexcel qualifications are accepted by over 115 Universities around the world. This qualification will give the chance to obtain visas to most countries. This programme provides the right balance between knowledge and skills through continuous assessments, practical activities and assignments and is recognized by employers worldwide due to the quality assured in the programme of study. On successful completion of this programme, students can directly enter in the BSc final year.

Course Type

Full Time / Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

September

Duration

2 years / Weekday or Weekend

Course Modules

HND Software Development - Semester 1

01

Computer Systems

02

Systems Analysis and Design

03

Business Skills for e-commerce

04

Database Design Concepts

05

Employability and Professional Development

HND Software Development - Semester 2

01

Object Oriented Programming

02

Website Design

03

Procedural Programming

04

Networking Technologies

05

Information Systems in Organizations

HND Software Development - Semester 3

01

Data Structures & Algorithms

02

Programming in JAVA

03

Programming in .NET

HND Software Development - Semester 4

01

Management of Projects

02

IT Security Management

03

Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation

Entry Requirements

GCE (O/L) - 06 passes with a credit pass for English

Job Opportunities

The HND in Computer Software Development is suitable for those who wish to pursue a career within the areas of – Junior Software Developer, Assistant Network Administrator, Junior IT Executive, Junior Project Manager, Website Developer or for those who wish to continue further studies to complete the final year of a degree in Software engineering related areas.

The HND in Networking is also suitable for those who wish to pursue a career within the areas of – End User and Help Desk Support, Database Support, Network Infrastructure monitoring and management or for those who wish to continue further study to complete final year of a degree in Networking.