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Level 5 Computing – BTEC Higher National Diploma

Computing Diploma at Fareham College

Course Details

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements (students under 21 years old)

  • Level 3 Diploma, A Levels or HNC in relevant subjects
  • Interview

Minimum requirements (students over 21 years old)

  • If you don’t have the UCAS point requirements, but have appropriate experience, specific knowledge or industry-based qualifications, then your application is welcomed
  • UCAS Points Conversions


The HND in computing will enable you to develop advanced technical and practical skills and explore a range of computing subjects, including computer and internet technology, cyber security, database design, multimedia, programming and systems design and development.

You will cover both the theoretical and practical skills needed to take an innovative approach to computer systems development. As well as technical units, there will be a strong focus on project planning and management, business systems, and the integration of computing and IT functions within wider organisations.

Completion of this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to advance your employability prospects, and can also qualify you to progress on to further study at degree level.


Assessment will be through assignments, practical assessment and some examinations. Each outcome or module will be assessed by a project-style assignment.


This course provides opportunities for graduates to enter employment within a range of computing, infrastructure and technology industries, or progress on to a degree course at university.

Level 5 Course


Two Years

Start Dates

Full Time – Weds, Thurs & Fri
12.09.2018 – 10.07.2020 | 09:00 – 17:00

Course Cost

£5,000 per year
Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Funding Information

You may be eligible to receive a Student Loan for this course. Please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 171 for more information or email them below.


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