The HND Applied Computing London aim 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;