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HNC/D Computing



Year of entry: 2019

UCAS Tariff: 48

Duration: 2 YRS (FT) 4 YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

If you are working or studying within the computing sector these programmes are designed to provide you with an educational foundation. The programmes will provide you with current in-demand industry skills and has an emphasis on practical techniques underpinned by theory and informed by research and knowledge transfer activity. As such the programme has great employability potential - either as an employee within a company or as a means to empower you to progress entrepreneurially.


The programmes focuses on a foundation of ‘core computing’, software development and systems design with elements of communication networks and the Internet. This broad base of knowledge is supported by robust professional skills that are vital to teamwork, problem-solving and career development.


In the later stages, students develop more specialised abilities in areas that best fit their career aspirations.  Students will develop their awareness of professional standards of conduct and practice; which will provide them with the ability to apply their skills, knowledge and understanding to a variety of computing problems and contexts.

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