EDEXCEL BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (with Game & Mobile App Development)

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Course Content

The HNC in Computing and Systems Development (with Games and Mobile App Development) has been developed to focus on:
• equipping students with the knowledge, understanding and skills
• needed to succeed in employment in the computing industry
• teaching programming skills using new innovative technologies,
• including C#, games programming and mobile app development
• throughout the course, students will also learn a range of
• practical skills, using industry standard software. Where applicable, assessments will be practicably based.

Students will also develop a range of skills and personal qualities essential for working life. These skills will enable students to make an imm…

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Course Content

The HNC in Computing and Systems Development (with Games and Mobile App Development) has been developed to focus on:
• equipping students with the knowledge, understanding and skills
• needed to succeed in employment in the computing industry
• teaching programming skills using new innovative technologies,
• including C#, games programming and mobile app development
• throughout the course, students will also learn a range of
• practical skills, using industry standard software. Where applicable, assessments will be practicably based.

Students will also develop a range of skills and personal qualities essential for working life. These skills will enable students to make an immediate contribution in the working world. Learners will study eight units, such as:
• Computer games design and development (including mobile apps)
• Emerging technologies
• Website design
• Project design and implementation and evaluation
• Business skills for e-commerce
• Computer systems
• Employability and professional development
• Event driven programming solutions (C#)

Course Aims

This qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required for success in careers in computing and systems development. The course has been tailored to maximise student’s opportunities and covers highly sought after skills including programming. Whether you are viewing this course as a direct route into employment or a stepping stone onto university, this course will equip you with the skills you need. It provides a progression path to Computing Science, ICT, Interactive Media and other computing related degree courses at university.

Special Features

  • All students will have access to free software provided by Microsoft through their DreamSpark programme.
  • Guest Speakers.
  • Industrial Visits.

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