HND (Higher National Diploma) in Computing

BTEC HND in Computing course is offered by Pearson – UK, a world leading education, training and examination body. Pearson qualifications are accepted by over 115 Universities around the world. This new Pearson Higher National Qualifications in Computing (RQF accredited) are designed to meet the expectations of students, employers, higher education providers, subject experts and colleges. 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 to a degree at Level 6(final year).

Below Specialist Pathways Available

Pearson BTEC HND in Computing (Network Engineering)

Pearson BTEC HND in Computing (Software Engineering)

Recognition (Upon completion)

Eligible for the direct entry to final year of BSc (Hons) degree in IT & Computing.

Course Type

Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

February/ October

Duration

2 Years

Course Modules

Semester I - HND in Computing (Network Engineering & Software Engineering )

1

Programming

2

Networking

3

Professional Practice

4

Managing a Successful Computing Project

Semester II - HND in Computing (Network Engineering & Software Engineering )

1

Security

2

Database Design & Development

3

Computer Systems Architecture

4

Mathematics for Computing

Semester III - HND in Computing (Network Engineering & Software Engineering )

Computer Research Project

Business Intelligence

System Analysis and Design

E- Commerce and Strategy

Semester IV HND in Computing (Network Engineering)

1

Computer Research Project (Continued)

2

Transport Network Design

3

Cloud Computer

4

Network Security

Semester IV - HND in Computing (Software Engineering )

Computer Research Project (Continued)

Discrete Mathematics

Data Structures and Algorithms

Advanced Programming

Entry Requirements

  • GCE (A/L) Sri Lankan/London 2 passes with credit pass for English in GCE (O/L) OR
  • Recognized IT Diploma with credit pass for English in GCE (O/L) Sri Lanka/London

Job Opportunities

Job opportunities are available in following different areas in Computing for the students who are successfully competing Pearson BTEC HND in Computing.

Software Developer, Website Designer/ Developer, Systems Designer, System Analyst, Business Analyst, Games Developer, System Tester, Data Analyst, Database Administrator, IT Support Technician, IT Project Manager, Network Engineer, Data Engineer.