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Prepare for a career as an IT professional with an HNC in Computing

 HNC in Computing at Harrow College

Fast track your IT career at Harrow College. This one-year Higher National Certificate (HNC) course will help you develop the knowledge and skills essential for a successful career in the IT sector.

Why HNC in Computing at Harrow College?

• A university level course, without the university fees!
• Be career ready! Your IT knowledge will give you a fantastic career head start…or
• On completion, progress to university or onto our own HND in Computing course which is part of our new Institute of Technology.

Course highlights:

• Meet professionals and get up-to-date on information related to ERP & SaaS Innovation
• Understanding the latest cyber security and strategic information systems
• Learn software development approaches
• Awareness of the importance of the professional practices and continued professional development (CPD)

Course content:

• Programming
• Networking
• Professional Practice
• Database Design & Development
• Security
• Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-Set)
  Plus two optional units:
• Strategic Information Systems
• Website Design & Development

Progression routes:

- Ready for work? You'll have comprehensive IT knowledge to pursue employment in the IT sector.
- Keen for further study? You can go on to university to study a degree programme, or progress onto an HND in Computing course here at Harrow College. 
- Specialise? HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College) is proud to be one of only 12 Institutes of Technology (IoT) in the country. The IoT is a collaborations between colleges, universities and employers, specialising in higher technical education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Through the IoT you have excellent progression routes onto higher level technical qualifications and a clear route to technical employment. Find out more click here

Entry requirements:

English and maths GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*- C) or equivalent and a UCAS Tariff of 48 points from a related full Level 3 qualification such as A-Level, BTEC or Access to Higher Education. International students require an IELTS score of 5.5. Mature students with relevant work experience and/or professional qualifications are also welcome to apply.

Next steps:

We're recruiting new students now with the course starting in mid/late October 2019. The purpose of the HNC in Computing is to develop students as professional individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. Are you ready to apply?

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