The HND in Computing and Systems Development develops a wide range of skills related to modern computing and technology. The emphasis is on implementing computing solutions for the modern computing environment. This means focusing on the internet and intranet applications, mobile app development, web design and database management techniques and technologies which underpin e-Commerce and cloud computing. At the end of the course students have the opportunity to celebrate their achievement with a full graduation ceremony at Chichester Cathedral. Year 1 comprises the HNC (Level 4 Higher National Certificate) qualification. Students can then progress on to the second year HND (Level 5 Higher National Diploma) to fully complete the qualification.
The HND in Computing allows progression into or within employment in the IT and computing sectors, either directly on achievement of the award or following further study to degree level. Students may wish to convert the BTEC HND into a degree b