Higher National Diploma International in Computing (Software Engineering)

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The Higher National Diploma International in Computing (Software Engineering) offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical experience, enabling students to become proficient software engineers capable of designing, building, and maintaining innovative software solutions.

Duration

24 Months

Course Level

Level 5

Credites

240

Modules

15

Programme Overview

The Higher National Diploma International (HND) in Computing with a specialization in Software Engineering is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to excel in the dynamic field of software development. This program focuses on preparing students for careers in designing, building, and maintaining software applications that meet modern technological and business demands.

The Higher National Diploma International in Computing with a specialization in Software Engineering offers a comprehensive education in the ever-evolving field of software development. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, students are prepared to contribute effectively to the creation of innovative and practical software solutions, meeting the demands of modern technology-driven industries. This program serves as a gateway for those seeking to build a successful career in software engineering.

Key Features

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    Top Skills you will Learn

    • Programming Proficiency
    • Software Design Principles
    • Object-Oriented Programming
    • Agile Development
    • Software Documentation
    • Critical Thinking

    Job Opportunities

    Graduates of the Higher National Diploma International (HND) in Computing (Software Engineering) are well-equipped to pursue a wide range of job opportunities in the dynamic field of software development. The skills gained through this program open doors to various roles across industries that rely on technology and software solutions.

    Here are some of the job opportunities for graduates:

    • Software Developer
    • Web Developer
    • Quality Assurance Engineer
    • Database Developer
    • Software Tester
    • Technical Support Engineer

     

    Who Is This Programme for?

    The Higher National Diploma International (HND) in Computing with a specialization in Software Engineering is designed for a diverse range of individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of software development. This program caters to various backgrounds and aspirations, making it suitable for High School Graduates, Tech Enthusiasts, and IT Professionals etc.

    Minimum Eligibility

    Students must be High School Graduates

    Higher National Diploma International in Computing (Software Engineering) 

    Awarding Body:  Pearson

    Pearson Education is a British-owned educational publishing and appraisal service for educational institutions and corporations, as for students directly. It integrates world-class educational content and evaluation, driven by services and technology, to allow more efficient teaching and customized learning. Their mission is to have a direct partnership with millions of lifelong learners and to link education to the way people aspire to live and work each day. They assume that wherever learning flourishes, people do as well.

    Core Modules

    Module Name Credit
    Programming 15
     Networking 15
    Professional Practice 15
    Database Design & Development 15
     Security 15
     Planning a Computing Project (Pearson-set) 15
    Software Development Lifecycles 15
     Website Design & Development 15
     Computing Research Project (Pearson-set) 30
    Business Process Support 15
     Discrete Maths 15
    Data Structures & Algorithms 15
     Applied Programming and Design Principles 15
     Operating Systems 15
     Cloud Computing 15

    Key Learnings:

    • Gain the essential knowledge, understanding, and skills required for a successful career in the computing industry, equipping you with a solid foundation to excel in various roles.
    • Develop a versatile skill set through the effective integration of knowledge and skills gained across different program components, enabling you to tackle multifaceted challenges in the computing industry.
    • Gain flexibility, knowledge, skills, and motivation that serve as a solid foundation for ongoing studies and career advancement in the dynamic realm of computing.

    Progression and Further Study Opportunities

      Higher National Diploma International in Computing (Software Engineering)

      Higher National Diploma International in Computing (Software Engineering)