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Higher National Diploma in Computing (Software Developer) – Level 5

Level 5
1 year
Higher Education
MC Digital
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Course overview

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 validated by Pearson.

These are Higher Technical Qualifications which have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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

For information on regulations, fee information, refunds and payment details including annual increases, and accessibility statement, please see our Essential Information page.

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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 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 to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.