What is this course about?This course follows from the HNC in Applied IT (available to students who cannot enrol on the first two years of the Foundation degree in Computing as they are not in suitable employment). The modules include: Rich Internet Applications, Networking, Multimedia, HND project and Web Development.
Entry RequirementsCompletion of the HNC in Applied IT (taught alongside the Foundation degree in Computing so successful completion of the first two years of the Foundation degree allows access to this course).
How is it taught?You will spend up to 6 hours per week in a taught, classroom environment with appropriate technologies and a tutor. Taught sessions are made up of lectures, tutorials and practical activities. You?ll also be expected to work independently off-campus in your private time on exercises and activities as set by your tutor. You will also be supported electronically by a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
How will I be assessed?You will be assessed through a variety of coursework, in-class tests, practical assessments and examinations. You will be required to complete portfolios of work, presentations and working system implementations.
What else do I need to know?Stoke on Trent College has some of the most comprehensive and up-to-date facilities in the country. Learning takes place in a friendly and relaxed environment and your teaching team are here to help you get the most from your course. If you want to study on your own you can use one of the Learning Resource Centres or one of the special study workshops in English, Mathematics and Information Technology. All our classrooms are large, spacious and well equipped, and our staff have an excellent knowledge of the industry gained through many years of experience. Financial support, including HE Loans may be available towards the cost of this course and other expenses depending upon your personal circumstances. For more information please see http://www.stokecollege.ac.uk/hefinance.
What could I do next?Upon successful completion of the HND students can progress on to various Honours degree courses in Computing or IT at Staffordshire University.
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Fee Code: H
These are higher education qualifications, and no fee remission is available. However, most students will be eligible for a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company, and may also be eligible for a maintenance loan and possibly a maintenance grant, depending on your circumstances. For more information visit www.gov.uk/student-finance.
* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.