• LevelLevel 5
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 Year
  • UCAS CodeTBC
  • Awarding bodyPearson


This course is designed to help you gain advanced knowledge and skills that will prepare you for a career in software development. This programme provides a work-related qualification for students entering the workforce for the first time, or for those who are currently employed and looking to advance their careers. Building on the work you did in the HNC, you will study a range of different modules to extend your knowledge further.

This programme is IoT (Institute of Technology) recognised, guaranteeing you outstanding technical training.   

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:
• Computing Research Project
• Business Intelligence
• Discrete Maths
• Data Structure & Algorithms
• Advanced Programming
• Artificial Intelligence
• Robotics

September - May

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the HNC Level 4 qualification.
An interview is required.

Students can progress to the BSc Computing (Top-up) degree.

You can progress into employment within the sector.

Fees payable directly to Middlesbrough College, £4,600 per year.

If you would like to study a higher education course, financial support is available. Please click here for more information and see what support you could receive.

For new applicants, please press the apply now button at the top of this webpage and complete our online application form.

Our team will make contact with you for further details and to arrange an interview.

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Higher Education

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Through our partnership with The Open University, we can deliver job-focused, affordable degrees. Our Higher Education Centre is a dedicated study area exclusively for our university level students. This fantastic new addition to the College provides teaching space and independent study areas as well as a social space.
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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.


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