HND In Computing (Software Development) // Level 5

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.


  • Software Project
  • Quality Systems
  • Programming in .NET
  • Information systems
  • Web server management
  • Web application development
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Java Programming

Entry requirements

To be eligibile for the HND you will need to have studied a compatible HNC (8 unit courses) either at TyneMet or another college or universtity. An interview is required.


Assignment and project work.

Progression & Careers

You can progress to a computing focused degree at university 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 HND
Course Mode Full-time
Level Level 5
Duration One year
Location Coast Road Campus
Annual fee £5950.00 *
Start September