University of South Wales
Computing HND
University of South Wales

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This exciting course offers a good grounding in computing principles, with particular reference to the analysis, design and implementation of Information Systems in a business context. Having a greater understanding of Information Systems will really give you the edge in whatever line of work you are in or want to pursue. The course has a strong vocational focus which will prepare you for a career in Information Technology.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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.

Costs

Tuition Fees Computing HND

England UK £9000 year 1
Scotland £9000 year 1
Wales £9000 year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 year 1
EU £9000 year 1
International £12600 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, 2025

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)

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About University of South Wales

The University of South Wales is a government funded university in Wales, and its campuses are located in Cardiff, Newport, and Pontypridd. The university is the result of the merging of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, in Newport. Each campus shares an equal importance for the university, each providing its own series of facilities for distinct uses.

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Where is this programme taught

Coleg Gwent (Ebbw Vale)
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Torfaen Learning Zone
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