Grŵp NPTC Group
Computing HND
Grŵp NPTC Group

Key Course Facts


Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27153 £22345 £25548
25-75 percentile range £22653 - £33590 £16759 - £28431 £19371 - £33677

Course Description

This programme will suit students who wish to develop a career in the exciting and ever-changing IT sector.

The recognised progression route is the BA (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems.

Graduates have employment prospects in Computing or ICT related disciplines, for example: software engineers, software developers, information managers, website designers and technical support.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Computing, HND you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

This programme will include lectures and workshop sessions. You will have to complete written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computing, HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Computing HND

EU £7500 year 1
England UK £7500 year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 year 1
Scotland £7500 year 1
Wales £7500 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

About Grŵp NPTC Group

Grŵp NPTC Group is a college that dedicates itself to delivering further education courses in the Welsh market town of Neath. The campuses for this college can be found at nine distinct locations within Wales, which include: Neath, Afan College, The CWTCH, Brecon Beacons, Newtown, Pontardawe, Swansea, Maesteg, and Llandarcy.

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Where is this programme taught

Neath College
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