BTEC HND in Computing

The BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing (Software / Networking Engineering / Cyber Security / Data Analytics) is specifically designed for students who need a gateway and transitional path to embark on degree studies at leading universities with the goal of completing professional higher studies in Sri Lanka or in any other state. 

The units/subjects were designed in purposeful and objective ways and methods to ensure that students obtain the necessary knowledge and training for a successful transition from their BTEC Higher National Diploma/s to their final stage, which takes them to the university level.

Awarding Body

Course Duration




2 ACADEMIC YEARS




Programme Structure

Semester - 01
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • IT Database Design & Development
Semester - 02
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Maths for Computing or Software Development Lifecycles
  • Computer Systems Architecture or Website Design & Development
Semester - 03
  • Network Security or Advanced Programming
  • Cloud Computing or Application Development
  • Computing Research Project (Part 1)
  • Transport Network Design or Discrete Maths
Semester - 04
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • IT Database Design & Development

Speciafications Available

  • Pearson BTEC HND in Network Engineering
  • Pearson BTEC HND in Software Engineering
  • Pearson BTEC HND in Cyber Security
  • Pearson BTEC HND in Data Analytics

Entry Requirements

GCE O/L minimum 6 ‘S’ passes with English ‘C’ pass and Maths ‘S’ pass + international reorganized foundation IT or GCE A/L any stream two ‘S’ passes.

Potential Criteria