The HND is the second year of a course of 2 years duration and is studied at level 5. The first year is the HNC at level 4. The course consists of 8 modules in the first year and 7 modules in the second year. Second year modules, 2 of which are 'core' and have to be completed as part of the HND: Business Intelligence, Computing Research Project Additional 5 modules, which are 'non-core': Network Management, Forensics, Database Management Systems, User Experience and Interface Design, Advanced Programming.
The course has been designed to provide the student with the knowledge and experience to develop a career in many areas of Computing such as: Network Manager, Systems Developer, App developer, Database Developer and Administrator, Security Analyst, Website Designer, Project Manager, UX designer.