HND Courses

HND Hospitality

The HND Hospitality Management will give you the knowledge and hands-on skills to succeed in a managerial position in the growing hospitality industry. The course aims to give well-rounded, interdisciplinary knowledge in theoretical and practical levels of administrating in the Hospitality sector. HND Hospitality provides opportunities for learners to focus on the development of higher-level skills in a hospitality management context, including investigatory and research skills focusing on management issues within the context of hospitality, leisure or tourism.

The focus of this qualification is on extensively developing the knowledge, understanding and skills of the learner in the field of hospitality management in a range of sectors, including those suggested above. Learners will benefit from developing these skills, techniques and attributes which are essential for successful performance in contributing to working life within the hospitality industry. This qualification aims to develop the higher level skills in a hospitality management context, including investigatory research and research skills focusing on management issues within the context of hospitality, leisure or tourism. This is an ideal route for providing flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career development in hospitality management.

You will develop skills in marketing, finance, human resource management, operations and logistics, as well as the knowledge you need to become an effective manager.

The Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management is a vocational course. This means that not only do you learn the theoretical aspects but it also provides you with ability to relate this to the real world of work. Evaluating the application of these theories and concepts puts you at an advantage of being a strategic thinker and proactive manager in turbulent economic times.

This course provides a specialist work – related programme of study that covers key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the hospitality industry and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialised units. You will develop the leadership, operational and administration skills you need for a truly successful career in hospitality. The course aims to prepare students with the necessary business skills with which to operate in the hospitality Industry as it is considered to be one of biggest and strongest industries all over the world.

Course Structure

Year 1

  • The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  • Finance for the Hospitality Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Rooms Division Operations Management
  • Food & Beverage Operations Management
  • The Travel & Tourism Sector
  • Marketing for the Hospitality Industry
  • Tour Operations Management

Year 2

  • The Developing Manager
  • Employability Skills
  • Human Resource Management for the Service Industry
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Sales Development and Merchandising
  • Small Business Enterprise
  • Research Project

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

students may wish to continue their educational progression to achieve a BA (Honours) top-up degree, through a year at university in a related field of Hospitality and Tourism industry.

Students will also be equipped with hospitality and management knowledge and skills for employment in their home country. A degree will provide a sound foundation for a variety of careers in the hospitality sector. On completion of this programme you will be well placed to develop a career in a variety of roles within the Hospitality sector including: Hotel Receptionist, Hotel Manager, Accommodation Manager, Restaurant Manager and Events Organiser/Manager.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

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The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is for those who are employed or seeking employment at technician or engineer level in electrical or electronic engineering environment. This course offers a broad range of skills and insight, in preparation for a career in the electrical or electronic engineering industry. By studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering you can choose from a range of units that will allow you to tailor your studies towards electronics or electrical power, or a combination of the two.

Using electricity to process and store the information behind technology such as mobile phones and computers, as well as a huge range of systems in commerce and industry, is the principle that underlies electrical /electronic engineering. Both depend on the same fundamental scientific laws, but diverge widely beyond these starting points. As technology progresses, we become more reliant on electrical and electronic systems to control mechanical devises and as such the opportunities for employment in this sector have increased. The Higher National Diploma (HND) Programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is strongly vocational and forms a solid basis in Electrical and Electronic Engineering fundamentals. It aims to produce high quality, creative technicians and engineers. Higher National Diploma qualifications are widely welcomed by the employers, recognised by many international professional bodies and having access to UK and other universities to enter into the second or final year of a honours degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering.

The course is for those who want to build up their engineering skills and work towards becoming a professional engineer. The course will develop skills and knowledge that will allow you to bring together engineering elements in project based assignments related to the needs of the engineering sector. The Higher National Diploma Electrical and Electronic Engineering provides you with a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level. The course will teach you core engineering principles and demonstrate how the knowledge you gain can be used effectively in the workplace. The programme has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work a focus on industrial applications.

 

 

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1:

  • Analytical methods for engineering
  • Engineering science
  • Combinational and sequential logic
  • Computer programming techniques
  • Principles and Applications of Microcontrollers
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Data communications and networks
  • Radio Communication Engineering

Year 2:

  • Project design, implementation and evaluation
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Further analytical methods for engineers
  • Electronic principles
  • Advanced Mathematics for Engineering
  • Further Electrical Principles
  • Telecommunication principles

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

After completion you can progress to the 3rd year at the university and apply for a Top-Up course in related engineering areas such as electrical engineering, electronics or communications engineering.

This course is for those who are employed or seeking employment at technician or engineer level in electrical or electronic engineering environment. An HND award opens up the possibility of a career in a range of engineering disciplines including design, manufacturing, project management and IT. The qualification provides you with the opportunity to seek career development into senior positions in national and international companies. Further studies will open more opportunities to work as a technician/technician engineer in electrical and electronics design, power engineering manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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HND Network Engineering and Telecommunication Systems (NETS)

Meet the demands of the fast-growing network and telecommunications sector with this HND in Network Engineering and Telecommunication Systems. The 2-year programme has been designed to develop your technical capabilities within the telecommunications industry. It will introduce you to the essentials of networking, programming, systems and telecommunications – while also improving your personal communication skills.

Spectacular advances in the field of Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering have made a huge impact on modern life. Good telecommunications and networks engineers are in very high demand from companies who design, install and maintain telecommunications and computer networks with local, regional, national and global reach as well as private and public networks. This diploma course readies you for a career in the technologically-advanced world of telecommunications. It integrates the fundamentals of computers and their make up with the more advanced principles and techniques of telecommunications systems and TCP/IP networks.

This course takes an in-depth look at the communication networks that connect people and organisations around the world. Through a combination of coursework and engaging assignments, we will take you closer to the real working environment. This will ensure you gain the knowledge and practical skills you need to launch a successful career in NETS. This 2-years Higher National Diploma in Network Engineering and Telecommunication Systems (NETS), prepares students with the skills and qualifications necessary for working with communication networks. Investigating areas including the telecommunications business, computer platforms and programming concepts, your course is designed to provide you with a solid grounding for further study or career progression.

 

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Computer Platforms
  • Personal Skills Development
  • Programming Concepts
  • Networking Technology
  • Database Concepts
  • Networking Concepts
  • Systems Analysis
  • Website Design

Year 2

  • Telecommunications
  • Technologies
    • Network Infrastructure
    • Internet Server Management
    • IP Networks
    • Supporting NOS and OS
    • Switch Engineering
    • The Telecommunications
  • Business Environment
    • Network Engineering and
  • Telecoms Systems Project

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

This engaging two-year HND programme utilises a combination of interactive real-world assignment and regular coursework, all geared on connecting learning to practical work activities. Students will be prepared to work in a number of NETS careers, including network engineer, IT support, process engineer and much more. Study in London and gain experience and contacts from some of the top technology companies in the world.

This HND qualification opens up a whole range a range of specialised employment opportunities. This may include the pursuing of a career in network management, network operations, engineering consultancy, process engineering or network engineering design, a career in the rapidly expanding field of mobile communications, or in the research and development of new networking technologies.

This HND in Network Engineering and Telecommunication Systems (NETS) is designed for anyone seeking to start a career in NETS with a highly regarded industry qualification. The diploma can enable you to pursue a career in areas such as network engineering, consultancy, process engineering. IT support and mobile network solutions.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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HND Information System Engineering (ISE)

Discover the technologies that govern the modern business world. Emphasis in this course is placed on giving you an-depth insight into information systems and their development, with the end goal of setting you on your ideal career path. Your course will cover both fundamentals and finer points of ISE. Areas explored will include technical aspects of the technology behind networking and application engineering. You will also have the opportunity to develop your practical project management skills.

London is a technologically-advanced world leader in ISE, making it the ideal place to study, network, develop your skills and begin your career. Surrounded by major international companies, you will be perfectly positioned to take a position at a leading global employer.

Your studies will be progressive, starting with the basics of computers and software. You will then continue on to study design solutions, software engineering and the development of software for application in the modern business context. During your studies you will explore the relevant software and design solutions relevant in the modern business context.

This 2 years HND in Information System Engineering offers an in-depth understanding of the information system development on which today’s organisations rely. You will explore the systems that collect, filter, process, create, and distribute data, with assignments typically taking the form of coursework, projects and written reports. This more practical learning will develop the hands-on skills you need to launch a successful career in ISE. This exciting programme is designed to equip students with everything they need for a fulfilling and challenging career in ISE. Students will cover both the fundamentals and the finer points of ISE. This includes examining the key technology behind information systems development and application engineering.  In addition, learning is geared toward developing managerial skills, preparing learners for a move into positions of greater responsibility and leadership.

 

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1:

  • Computer Platforms
  • Systems Analysis
  • Database Concepts
  • Programming Concepts
  • Networking Technology
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Website Design
  • Project Management

Year 2:

  • Knowledge Systems
  • Neural Network Rapid Prototyping
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Information Systems Engineering Project
  • Application Engineering
  • Advanced Programming Concepts
  • Web Application Development
  • Visual Programming

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Course topics will introduce learners to the systems necessary for collecting, filtering, processing, creating, and distributing data. Taking a practical, real-world approach to the learning experience, course materials and assessments are built around relevant case studies and current industry challenges. Course assessment is a blend of written reports, projects, and regular daily coursework.

Students who gain good grades on the HND course are for entry to a university for a top up course for the final year of an undergraduate degree course at many universities in the UK in fields related to Computing or Information Systems.

This diploma paves the way for many different career routes. Possible roles open to you include Software Developer, Programmer, Software Engineer, Web Developer or Systems Analyst.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

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The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

 

Government Founds                                                                                                        

This programme has been designated by the UK government for Student Finance, which means that UK/EU students may apply for Student Loans. If you are a UK or EU undergraduate student, you can apply for funding from the government. You do not have to pay your tuition fees up front if this is your first degree – you can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You may be eligible for maintenance loan and some extra support as well, depends on your circumstances. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £25,000 a year.

HND Applied Computing

The HND in Applied Computing is the use of technology to enhance the speed and the efficiency of the transfer of information. You will learn about the key areas of computing, which are networking, computer hardware, programming, web design and information systems such as databases. You will have chance to explore and develop new skills, including some of the latest elements of computing such as HTML5.

The enormous growth of the Internet, the proliferation of computer networks, programmable devices and information systems in various forms, and the highly accelerated rate of change ensures a continuing requirement for employees with contemporary computing related skills and qualifications.The Internet, in particular, is a major technological revolution that is having and will continue to have an enormous impact in society. The radical, transformational change that has been observed in the arena of computing, and organisations’ dependence on technology for competitive advantage are compelling reasons to incorporate new ideas, paradigms and technologies into computing related programmes.

The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their related sector and allow for direct progression to employment or progression to higher education.

HND Diploma in Applied Computing will provide you with a range of skills in a technological and management context. The award has good coverage of programming languages but in recent times computing has come to also include networking and the software associated with data storage and information retrieval and management. The broad choice of computing modules, together with significant project work enables you to customise your award in your area of interest. You will study hardware and software associated with storage, management of data and the retrieval of information. During the second year you will undertake a major project, which allows you to customise your award in the area you are interested in. You will be supported and facilitated throughout your period of study to ensure it is an enriching experience. You will develop your transferable skills such as teamwork, verbal and written communications and personal organisation and be encouraged to take responsibility for your own decisions and learning.

 

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: January/February, April/May, June/July, August/September;

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Business Skills for e-Commerce
  • Computer Systems
  • Employability & Professional Development
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Website Design
  • Database Design Concepts
  • Procedural Programming
  • Network Technologies

Year 2

  • Project Design, Implementation & Evaluation
  • Data Analysis & Design
  • Web Applications Development
  • Internet Server Management
  • Digital Image Creation & Development
  • Programming in Java
  • Wide Area Networking Technologies
  • Computer Games Design and Development

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

This course can lead to direct progression to the second or third year of an honours degree in computing, or a closely related discipline, at a university. It will also enable progression on to further study such as a Professional Development Qualification or vendor qualifications offered by Cisco, Microsoft, IBM, CompTIA, Oracle and VM Ware. For Top-up you can choose courses like Applied Computing, Computing Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems and more.

The course is highly relevant to a range of careers in the IT sector such as information system design and management, IT manufacturing, IT maintenance and technical services areas, e-business strategy and/or technical support, systems analysts, software engineers and developers.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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HND Computing and System Development

The HND in Computing and Systems Development develops a wide range of skills related to modern computing and technology. The emphasis is on implementing computing solutions for the modern computing environment. This means focusing on the internet and intranet applications, mobile app development, web design and database management techniques and technologies which underpin e-Commerce and cloud computing.

Information Technology professionals need to constantly upgrade their skills, both technical and analytical if they need to compete successfully in this most vibrant industry. This qualification prepares you for employment in the IT and computing industry. It offers a progression route into a number of roles, generalists can enter system management, while ICT system support specialists can install or manage IT networks.

A high proportion of modern workplaces are built around computer networks and a business infrastructure requiring high levels of technical knowledge. Entering such a working environment demands expertise in a number of core skills, with the HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development representing the perfect foundations on which to become a sought-after asset in the IT and computing business sectors.

Studying for the HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development enables students to become capable of complete system management, software development, the installation of IT networks, and much more. The array of specialist modules and practical work placements mean you will become accustomed to the working practices and learn the key skills necessary to succeed in your future career.

The HND Diploma in Computing and System Development will give a comprehensive overview and thorough grounding in the main areas of modern computing, providing you with the real, practical skills needed in today’s competitive environment. It develops an appreciation of the need to implement a structured approach to programme design, and the necessary skills.

The HND has been designed to give its graduates skills, knowledge and experience so that on successful completion they can progress directly into employment, or continue with their studies and will provide necessary transferrable skills for the computing industry.

 

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Business Skills for e-Commerce
  • Computer Systems
  • Employability and Professional Development
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Management in Information Technology
  • Research Skills
  • Website Design
  • Database Design Concepts

Year 2

  • Information Systems in Organisations
  • Data Analysis and Design
  • Web Applications Development
  • Digital Image Creation and Development
  • Office Solutions Development
  • Digital Forensics
  • e-Commerce Strategy
  • Quality Systems in IT

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

The HND in Computing and Systems Development offers direct progression to the third year of an honours degree at a university. Successful completion of the course will allow entry to a Top Up degree course and choose from a wide range of BSc (Hons) Computing degrees.

With an emphasis on practical skills and latest developments in the sector, this qualification will provide an entry route into a wide range of employment opportunities as a systems analyst, IT support web designer, Mobile Developer database creator, network manager, software developer, IT services engineer etc.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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HND Web Design

This module describes how to create web pages using different techniques, such as xHTML, CSS, JavaScript and use of the Adobe software Dreamweaver. The complete module is hands-on based. A practical web design project at the end of the module will ensure that you go through website creation process by planning, creating structure, coding, using different web design software, buying you website a domain name, hosting and uploading website to a live server.

The Internet, web, and social media are vital to all our personal and business lives. Organisations of every size are increasingly focussing on their online presence, which has become the brand and first contact for many of their customers. Web technology reaches far beyond this, though, to support communications with partners, suppliers, governmental agencies, employees, potential employees, the list goes on. This massive growth means that there is great demand for people with the expertise to craft robust, reliable, easy to use web systems that support success for their organisations. You could be part of this exciting industry, equipped with the skills and knowledge from this course.  Implementing successful web applications requires the planning, development and management of an extensive range of media design and technical solutions, therefore you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively to develop your project management skills and improve your technical web development skills whilst being supported by skilled and experienced mentors.

The HND Web Design course is designed to keep up with the rapid pace of the creative sector, developing not only your skills and knowledge, but giving you room to specialise in what interests you. This course provides an understanding of the principles of different areas of digital graphic design industry and theories and strategies used in contemporary digital media, boosting the learner confidence in understanding the industry and helping to develop their eye for design and successful marketing and promotion tactics it.

This course also provides a strong understanding of the principals of creating or maintaining website for yourself or for others. This module also helps business owners to get more control and insight into their website. This module is designed for complete beginners of web design. No previous coding background is required.

 

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1

Digital Footprint

Databases

Problem Solving & Programming

Software Engineering

Web Development

Computer Systems

Digital Footprint

Web Programming

System Design

 

Year 2

Digital Marketing

Web Application Development

Database Application

Java Programming

Creative Design for the Web

Quality and User-Centred Systems

Website Design

Website Management

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

Successful completion of the HND Computing Web Design will allow entry on to the third year at the university through a Top Up programme and choose from a wide range of BA/BSc (Hons) Computing degrees.

A range of skills is supported by this provision and graduates will be well positioned for a variety of careers. Roles can be pursued in the areas of web development, website management, usability evaluation, test engineer, support or management of web based systems, new developments and projects.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language;
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.
  • Applicants must bring their original certificates when coming for registration;

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

 

Government Founds                                                                                                        

This programme has been designated by the UK government for Student Finance, which means that UK/EU students may apply for Student Loans. If you are a UK or EU undergraduate student, you can apply for funding from the government. You do not have to pay your tuition fees up front if this is your first degree – you can get a tuition fee loan to cover your full course fees. You may be eligible for maintenance loan and some extra support as well, depends on your circumstances. You only start to pay back your student loan after you finish studying and are earning over £25,000 a year.

Business Computing Systems

Fie că sunteți interesat în analiza sistemelor de programare, baze de date sau management, acest program este conceput pentru a vă oferi o bază solidă în aptitudinile și tehnicile care vă vor spori șansele de angajare.

Cursul HND în Business Computing oferă studenților intrarea într-o carieră ca profesionist în domeniul calculatoarelor.

Studiile în Business Computing se bazează pe o serie de aptitudini, de la dezvoltarea tehnică la cea comercială și managerială. Veți explora designul, evoluțiile tehnologice și managementul. Cursul are o concentrare practică și vi se va oferi posibilitatea de a învăța o serie de instrumente de dezvoltare precum SQL, php și java.

Absolvenții vor avea abilitățile necesare pentru a proiecta sisteme informatice, de a analiza problemele organizaționale și de a gasii solutii corespunzatoare.

HND Business Human Resources

The course has been designed to provide specialist knowledge of business and Human resource. Students who wish to pursue a successful career in Human Resource need to learn how to apply theories in real world situation. HND in Business Human Resource Pathway, is a combination of theoretical ideas and practical techniques, which gives a thorough grounding for a variety of careers in human resource management, general management and business planning.

In today’s increasingly competitive corporate world, leading enterprises demands people with demonstrable management skills and abilities. This course provides a stepping stone to go for a full degree or entry into corporate world. Higher National Diploma in Business – Human Resources is a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work related emphasis.

Learners are introduced to the main areas of human resource management including an introduction to the human resource management role and function which is then built on to give a broader perspective to human resource management practices; of the role of training and employee development, including a consideration of government initiative aimed at developing skills; and employment relationships in the UK including industrial conflict, the resolution of disputes and negotiation.

The HND in Business Human Resource course will help you to develop and demonstrate knowledge of contemporary approaches to human resource management including legal and ethical issues, organisational contexts, diversity and professional considerations.

You will also enhance your transferable skills such as critical analysis, project management, strategic planning and efficient business communication, to ensure that you have the awareness to succeed in the changing business world.

The course is designed to produce highly qualified, employment ready graduates who are able to play leading roles in a wide range of business management related careers.

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Aspects of Contract
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Business Environment
  • Managing Financial Resources & Decisions
  • Marketing Principles
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Accounting, Costing and Budgeting

Year 2

  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Strategy
  • Research Project
  • Business Law
  • HRD
  • Internet Marketing
  • Employee Relations
  • Work based Experience

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

The HND is a nationally and internationally recognised qualification throughout the business world. It provides a basic grounding in the core areas of business and management and leads to an enhanced career as well as promotion prospects. The HND gives automatic subject exemption from many professional qualifications.

Holders of the Higher National Diploma in Business can study for one additional year at various UK universities and gain a business degree (e.g. BA Honours in Business).

Successful completion of the course can lead to employment in human resource management, employee relations, training and professional development, as well as, in general management in the commercial or public sectors.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language.
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.

 

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

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HND Business Law

Entering a professional law environment means entering a working situation that demands the very highest levels of success. With the Level 5 HND in Business (Law) you can set your future career in motion through comprehensive study and practical, real-world work experience. This course encourages students to develop an in-depth knowledge of business law alongside a firm grasp of the business environment.

The Level 5 HND in Business (Law) is suitable for people currently or hoping to work in business and management roles with a particular interest in the legal elements. This course gives you the opportunity to complete specialist studies which are directly relevant to job roles. You will learn about a range of subjects, including the English Legal System, Small Business Enterprise and Company Law. In the second year, you will complete a project developed using your own individual expertise and the skills you have gained during the course. It encourages the development of the skills required to evaluate and interpret the principles and concepts that underpin business law within a broad range of contexts. Specialist Business Law modules provide a focused and in-depth exploration of contemporary ideas and practice.

This course provides students with the opportunity to become well versed in the necessary disciplines required to pursue careers in the legal and business professions, with a full complement of required and optional modules to study. Newly written to take advantage of the latest developments in the business world, students will finish the course with a respected qualification, a very detailed understanding of the inner workings of modern business and a wide range of units completed – ensuring that they have a diverse learning experience. This a key skill required by graduate recruiters and students will develop the required knowledge and skills through authentic learning experiences in a workshop setting.  Students will be supported to develop key business skills in relation to understanding the nature of business regulation and legal risk, problem-solving, networking, meeting skills, oral and written communication skills.

Course Length: 2 years;

Start dates: February / July / October

Course Structure

Year 1

  • Aspects of Contract
  • English Legal Systems
  • Organisations and Behaviour
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Business Environment
  • Managing Financial Resources & Decisions
  • Marketing Principles

Year 2

  • Business Decision Making
  • Business Strategy
  • Research Project
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Business Law
  • Internet Marketing
  • European Law
  • Work based Experience

 

* The units can vary, depending on the optional modules which your institution will choose for the course structure.

Assessment is based on assignments, typically one assignment per unit. These assignments will vary and include a mix of formal reports, presentations and practical tasks, but there will be no formal exams.  You won’t have to write any exams during your HND; instead you will focus on gaining practical, applicable skills through real-world case studies and group and individual assignments.  Learners are assessed using a variety of methods, including group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars presentations, role play and case study analyses, written assignments. All units will be individually graded as ‘passes, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’. To achieve a full qualification you must pass all 8 units to achieve the higher certificate and all 16 units to achieve the higher diploma.

A key progression path for HND learners is to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the Higher National units to the degree programme in question. Learners studying the Level 5 HND will be able to progress to a Top-Up degree in business or law. The qualification also prepares learners for employment in the business sector. Some learners may wish to use this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in the sector, where learners may work towards professional membership or study for professional body examinations.

This pathway considers the English legal system, legislation specifically relating to Business, anti-competitive practices and their impact on business, further common law principles and the impact of European Union legislation. Successful completion of the course can lead to legal careers in the public and private sectors.

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old;
  • Applicants are required to submit proof of prior certificated learning (e.g. Secondary School Diploma/Baccalaureate/Level 3 qualification) or relevant work experience;
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language.
  • An interview with the college is compulsory prior student registration.

 

Self-Founding

The Tuition Fee of the course will vary depending on the institution you wish to study in, as well as your status in the UK. The course is available for UK/EU and International Students as well. Please contact us to find out the tuition fee for a specific course you’d like to know about.

Government Founds                                                                                                         

If you are an UK/EU citizen or living in the UK on Indefinite stay, you can receive support from the government via Student Loan Company to cover tuition fees and some living costs while studying, depending on your circumstances. Tuition fee loans, to cover the full cost of your course, are paid directly to the course provider. Maintenance loans can be applied for at the same time, lending you money at the start of each term. You won’t have to pay back the loan until after your course, when you’re earning above a certain level.  Students can still apply for grants if they’re eligible for certain benefits, disabled, or need help with childcare costs.

Read more…