Level 5

HND in Computing


35 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020


Adult 19+
Higher Education


Digital & IT

Our HND in Computing is the equivalent to the second year of a BSc degree.

You'll learn the major specialisms listed below, so that you're ready to progress to the final year of a degree programme.

The course covers:

  • Computing research (project)
  • Business intelligence
  • Advanced programming
  • Forensics
  • Application (app) development
  • Games development
  • Robotics

You'll be assessed throughout the course by different means, including:

  • Written work
  • Podcasts
  • Videos
  • Discussions about jobs

During the course you could be working towards a Huawei certification, attending industry events, or heading to China on an organised trip!

You'll need to have an HNC in Computing to join this top-up course.

With your HND in Computing you can move onto a degree programme or start your career in the IT industry.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.