Computing (App Development)
Heart of Worcestershire College
Key Course Facts
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|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
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Our full time HND in Computing (App Development) is a computing course which specialises in programming and application development.
It is designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment in an ever expanding IT industry. You will establish essential skills in network design, computer architecture, software development & systems, web design and systems security as well as professional development at Level 4 before choosing specialist option modules at Level 5 to increase your knowledge and skills in programming, web application development, virtual and augmented reality technologies using a range of specialist coding and scripting languages.
Throughout your final year you will also undertake an individual project working with a real client and employability skills are developed through work experience and links within our employment partners.
Class sessions will be complemented by independent, self-directed learning using a Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle).
Full-time study is fifteen hours per week, over two semesters, including tutorial time. It is expected that for every hour spent in the classroom, the equivalent is dedicated to independent, self-directed learning outside contact hours.
Units will be taught using a variety of teaching and learning styles: formal taught sessions, directed learning, tutor-led discussion and seminars, practical workshops with students working individually and/ or in groups according to need and their learning preference. The delivery of the course may be a combination of online and face-to-face delivery if required.
What You Will Learn
Programme content: As a student of Computing (App Development), HND you will study the following course modules.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
80 UCAS points or equivalent: - BTEC Level 3 Diploma or equivalent in a Computing related field - GCE A levels in more than one subject, grade C or higher – preferably demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject. - Access to a Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved Further Education institution - Related work experience - International equivalent of the above Learners are expected to be able to demonstrate English language comprehension at a level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 to be able to study BTEC Higher Nationals. The College has a commitment to widening participation in Higher Education, and will therefore give careful consideration to prior experiential learning, non-traditional qualifications and qualifications obtained outside of the United Kingdom.
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computing (App Development), HND, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Computing (App Development) HND
|England UK||£8000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8000||year 1|
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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
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 Heart of Worcestershire College
Heart of Worcestershire College is an academic institution that is mainly dedicated to delivering professional, technical and vocational courses. The college carries out their programmes across four campus sites, which include Worcester, Redditch, Bromsgrove, and Malvern.
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