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BTEC HND in Networking / Software

Spanning over a period of 4 semesters, this program is composed of 16 modules and the student needs to complete all 16 modules to qualify for the HND award.

Introduction

Spanning over a period of 4 semesters, this program is composed of 16 modules and the student needs to complete all 16 modules to qualify for the HND award.

Award

BTEC HND in Computing and Systems Development – Pearson (Edexcel) UK

Assessments

The focus of HND is on practice. All the students are evaluated through different assessment methods in each unit. Students work on a final individual project where their complete knowledge and skills is tested. Assessments are evaluated by BCAS within the framework provided by Pearson (Edexcel) UK.

Modules:

Networking

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design & Development
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Maths for Computing
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Network Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • Computing Research Project
  • Transport Network Design
  • Network Management
  • Internet of Things
  • Business Intelligence
  • Computing Research Project

 

Software

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design & Development
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Software Development Lifecycles
  • Advanced Programming
  • Website Design & Development
  • Application Development
  • Computing Research Project
  • Discrete Maths
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Application Program Interfaces
  • Business Intelligence
  • Computing Research Project

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Semester 1
Programming
Networking
Professional Practice
IT Database Design & Development
Semester 2
Security
Managing a Successful Computing Project
Maths for Computing or Software Development Lifecycles
Computer Systems Architecture or Website Design & Development
Semester 3
Network Security or Advanced Programming
Cloud Computing or Application Development
Computing Research Project (Part 1)
Transport Network Design or Discrete Maths
Semester 4
Network Management or Data Structures & Algorithms
Internet of Things or Application Program Interfaces
Business Intelligence
Computing Research Project (Part 2)
Specialisations Available
Pearson BTEC HND in Network Engineering
Pearson BTEC HND in Software Engineering

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

GCE O/L
  • 6 passes (Including English & Maths)
GCE A/L
  • Any stream (Preferred IT)
  • 3 Passes or equivalent qualification