HNC In Computing (Software Development) // Level 4

This course allows you to extend your knowledge of Computing and gain a recognised qualification. Course content is designed with the requirements of today's IT specialist in mind and covers traditional topics of databases and programming as well as developing web applications.


  • Database concepts
  • Data analysis and design
  • Procedural programming
  • Event driven programming
  • Computer systems
  • Web Design
  • E-commerce
  • Employability and professional development

Entry requirements

An appropriate Level 3 qualification, or equivalent, e.g. Access to HE, BTEC National Diploma, BTEC National Certificate or A Levels. Applicants without formal qualifications/with appropriate work experience or other qualifications can apply. An interview is required.


Assignment and project work.

Progression & Careers

You can progress to an HND in Computing or take up employment in a variety of roles.

Cash Bursary (Automatically awarded)

* A cash bursary of £650.00 is available to students on this programme. Please call the Gateway on 0191 229 5000 option 2 for further information.

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Course detail
Classification HNC
Course Mode Full-time
Level Level 4
Duration One year
Location Coast Road Campus
Annual fee £5950.00 *
Start September