HND (Higher National Diploma) in Computing & Systems Development- Networking

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 Computer Networking - Semester 1

1

Computer Systems

2

Systems Analysis and Design

3

Business Skills for e-commerce

4

Database Design Concepts

5

Employability and Professional Development

HND Computer Networking - Semester 2

1

Computer Systems Architecture

2

Networking Security

3

Local Area Networking Technologies

4

Wide Area Networking Technologies

HND Computer Networking - Semester 3

1

Network Operating Systems

2

IT Support for End Users

3

Internet Server Management

4

Network Infrastructure

HND Computer Networking - Semester 4

1

Routing Concepts

2

IT Virtualization

3

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.