What will I study on a BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing ?
The BTEC HND in Computing covers a broad range of
computing principles and applications that are used by
businesses today. In addition, students develop a range
of specialist technical skills in Network Engineering,
Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Security,
Intelligent Systems, and Application Development
relevant to the current requirements of the IT industry.
How am I assessed on the BTEC Higher National Diploma programme ?
Students get to work on real-life scenarios through a
variety of case studies. In their assessments, students
are required to carry out presentations, write reports and
conduct surveys. Other assessments involve keeping log
books of work completed, observations of practical tasks,
production of visual material and self assessment. This gives student an opportunity to work on their specific
subjects throughout the term. All assessments are quality assured through internal verification, and sampled through external verifiers from the UK.
To develop an in-depth understanding of the role, design, development and operation of computer-based information systems in the context of the information requirements of a business organisation.
To provide the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the analysis, design, testing and development of computer based information systems.
To expose students to current and future issues affecting the development of computer- based information systems, including ethical and environmental issues.
To develop and improve the interpersonal and communications skills, particularly the investigative, formal writing, formal presentation and independent working skills that are required for the workplace or further study.
To prepare students for study at degree level and develop their experiences and outlook in relation to the world of Computing.
To instil the time and project management skills needed to work effectively as an IT professional in the Computing industry.
|Mandatory Units – all 8 units below MUST be undertaken
|2||Networking||8||Information Security Management|
|3||Professional Practice||9||Application Development|
|4||Database Design & Development||10||System Analysis and Design|
|5||Security||11||Ecommerce & Strategy |
|6||Managing a Successful Computing Project||12||Emerging Technologies|
|7||Computing Research Project||13||Internet of Things|
|8||Business Intelligence||14||Artificial Intelligence||Specialized Units – 8 units MUST be undertaken||15||Data Analytics
|1||Strategic Information System ||16||Network Management|
|2||Website Design & Development ||17||User Experience and Interface Design|
|3||Software Development Lifecycles ||18||System Integration|
|4||Cloud Computing ||19||Database Management Systems|
|5||Network Security||20||Risk Analysis and System Testing|
|6||Data Mining||21||Advanced Programming|
|Days||Morning- Sessions||Mid- Morning||Afternoon- Session||Evening(Part time)|
|Monday-Friday||8.30-10.30am ||11.00 -1.00 pm||2.00-4.00 pm||5.30 - 8.00 pm|
|Saturday (Part Time)||8.30-10.30am ||11.00 -1.00 pm||-||-|
HND Candidates should have successfully completed KCSE or GCE(A level) or equivalent or should have related work experience. Credit transfer from prior recognized qualifications will also be considered
HNC and HND Fees
|Admission Fee: KShs. 10,000/- Once only. (includes use of library and internet)|
|Tuition Fee: KShs. 92,000/- per term|
|BTEC Registration fee: UK 260 pounds (Once only) and annual exam fee of UK 120 pounds|
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Admission fee payment of KShs 10,000/- (ten thousand shillings only) by cash deposit direct to the college account or by cheque payment, or by MPESA (PAYBILL)
Submit the application and proof of item 3 above to INtel college.