EDEXCEL, BTEC- UK PROGRAMMES AT INTEL COLLEGE

EDEXCEL, BTEC Higher National Diploma(HND) in Computing Programme

CLICK HERE to download Computing Newsletter
2017 INTAKES:

    Term 1: 9 Jan 2017 - Completion 23 Nov 2018 ******Application admission in progress
    Term 2: 2 May 2017 - Completion 19 April 2019
    Term 3: 21 Aug 2017 - Completion 9 Aug 2019 

Click to View Programme Information Sheet for this Course

Information Sheet

Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UKs largest awarding body, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to more than 25,000 schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide.

The HND in Computing enables students to develop a range of specialist technical skills in Programming, Web Development, Graphic Design, Computer Networking, 3D Computer Modelling and Animation, Mobile Apps Development and Systems Development, relevant to the current requirements of the IT industry. The programme covers a broad range of computing principles and applications that may be encountered in modern businesses.

Programme objectives

BTEC Higher Nationals (HNs) provide a programme of specialist vocational learning at Levels 4 and 5, which reflects the requirements of professional information technology organisations and meet the National Occupational Standards for each sector or industry.

BTEC Higher National Certificates (HNCs) which is level 4, equivalent to year 1 of the university education in any IT related discipline, offer an internationally recognised qualification with the potential for career progression and professional development for those already in employment, and opportunities to progress to higher education.

BTEC level 5 Higher National Diploma (HND), equivalent to the first 2 years of  the university education in any IT related discipline, offer greater depth and specialisation than the level 4 Higher National Certificates, providing a robust platform for progression to, or within, employment, or to further study at degree level. Students with this qualification can qualify for final year on the British system in a related field.

Students can achieve HNC in 1 year and progression to HND can be done anywhere in the world in institutions that offer BTEC programmes.

Programme aims
  • To equip students with knowledge, understanding and skills for success in employment in the computing industry.
  • To develop the individual’s ability in the computing industry through effective use and combination of the knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme.
  • To provide an educational foundation for a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.
  • To provide specialised studies directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students are working or intend to seek employment.
  • To provide flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for career development and future studies in computing.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM

EDEXCEL, BTEC Higher National Diploma(HND) in Computing Programme

Programme Fees

Admission fee: Kshs. 10,000/- (includes use of library)
Tuition: Kshs. 91,000/- per term
BTEC Registration fee: UK 245 pounds (one off) and annual exam fee of UK 100 pounds

Schedule:

Full-time students: Monday - Friday (08:30am-4:00pm)

Part-time students: Monday - Friday (5:30pm-8:00pm)

Day students may take 3 units each term, 4 sessions (2 hrs each) per week. Evening students may take 2 units, 2 sessions (2.5 hrs) a week per.

However, willing and academically able students may accelerate the programme by taking additional units in a term. This has to be approved by the Head of Department.

 

EDEXCEL, BTEC Higher National Diploma(HND) in Computing Programme
Programme Structure  

Mandatory Units – all 4 units below must be taken:

8

Object Oriented Programming

1

Business Skills for e-Commerce

9

Digital Forensics

2

Computer Systems

10

Networking Technologies

3

Employability & Professional Development

11

IT Support for End Users

4

Project Design Implementation and Evaluation

12

Information Systems for Organizations

Specialized units – any 12 units should be taken

13

Knowledge-based Systems

1

Research Skills

14

Quality Systems in IT

2

System Analysis and Design

15

Web Application Development

3

Database Design Concepts

16

Programming in .Net

4

Digital Image Creation and Development

17

e-Commerce Strategy

5

3D Computer Modelling and Animation

18

Management in IT

6

IT Security Management

19

Programming in Java

7

Multimedia Design & Authoring

20

Data Analysis and Design

EDEXCEL, BTEC Higher National Diploma(HND) in Computing Programme

Admission Process

Entry requirements
HND candidates should have done KCSE or GCE (A level) or equivalent or related work experience.

Completing the admission process

  1. Complete the admission form (available at the college or at www.inteluni.ac.ke)
  2. Provide 2 passport size photographs
  3. Provide certified copies of your academic credentials
  4. Make admission fee payment of Kshs 10,000/- (ten thousands shillings only) by cash deposit direct to the college account or by cheque payment to INTEL COLLEGE.
Submit items 1-4 above to the college reception

EDEXCEL, BTEC Higher National Diploma(HND) in Computing Programme

What is the next step to enrolling for HND in Computing Programme?

  • Submit your completed application to INtel College
  • INtel will then forward your application to the Admissions Department, University of Sunderland, Business School
  • Successful candidates will receive a letter of offer from the University  ( via INtel College)

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM

icdl abe cim edexcel uos