Course: HNC in Computing

Study Level

Level 4

Course Code

HNC in Computing


Lowestoft Campus


1 Year



This course is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the computing sector, this course will give you experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare you for further study or training.

Units included:

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design and Development
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Software Development Lifecycles

This course will provide the bedrock for an understanding of this varied and exciting sector and open up opportunities to pursue a career path in a variety of fields. It also will equip you with a level 4 qualification with which to progress to higher levels of study through Higher National Diploma or Honours Degree .


Please contact us to discuss entry requirements.


A variety of assessments will be used on the course to enable you to experience and adapt to different assessment styles. The assessment methods used will be appropriate to assess each module’s intended learning outcomes. Assessment on the course overall will be 100% coursework (including essays, reports, presentations, group work and research projects).

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