The HND in Computing and Systems Development develops a wide range of skills related to modern computing and technology. The course includes a full range of computing skills and technologies split over two years of study. Year 1 will be: Programming, Networking, Security, Professional Practice, Database Design & Development, Website Design, Managing a Project, Software Lifecycles. Year 2 will be: Research Project, Business Intelligence, Network Management, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Forensics, Advanced Programming, Prototyping. The course maps these skills and technologies against current industry trends and employer demand. We take pride in offering an HND in Computing which includes the latest, most relevant and employable skills possible. The languages, techniques and systems we deliver are under constant review to reflect what is happening in the workplace. This is a newly designed course and ready for first delivery from Sept 2017 onwards. Students who have successfully completed the HND can then apply for the Level 6 top-up degree for the final year of a full degree program.
The HND in Computing allows progression into employment within the computer industry in a variety of roles or follow further study to Level 6 for the full degree. This is also on offer at Chichester College.