Higher National Diploma in Computing


Information Sheet

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 Programming, Web Development, Graphic Design, Computer Networking, 3D animation, Mobile Apps Development and Systems Development, relevant to the current requirements of the IT industry.

Course Aims

  • To develop an in-depth understanding of the role, design, development and operation of computerbased 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 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.


Mandatory Units – all 4 units below MUST be undertaken
1Business Skills for e-Commerce 9IT Support for End Users
2Computer Systems 10Information Systems for Organizations
3Employability & Professional Development 11Knowledge-based Systems
4Project Design Implementation and Evaluation 12Quality Systems in IT
Specialized Units – 12 units MUST be undertaken13Management in IT
1Research Skills14Web Application Development
2System Analysis and Design 15Programming in .Net
33D animation16IT Security Management
4Digital Image Creation and Development 17Data Analysis and Design
5Human Computer Interaction18Multimedia Design & Authoring
6Object Oriented Programming19Digital Forensics
7Computer Forensics20Programming in Java
8Networking Technologies21E-Commerce Strategy

Time table

DaysMorning- SessionsMid- MorningAfternoon- SessionEvening(Part time)
Monday-Friday8.30-10.30am 11.00 -1.00 pm2.00-4.00 pm5.30 - 8.00 pm
Saturday (Part Time)8.30-10.30am 11.00 -1.00 pm--


Course Requirements

  • Recognized Higher or Advanced Diploma or equivalent

  • An EDEXCEL Higher National Diploma in Computing or related area;

  • 120 credits or equivalent of a recognized undergraduate award in a relevant Computing or related discipline.

  • Fees Structure

    HNC and HND Fees
    Admission Fee: KShs. 10,000/- Once only. (includes use of library and internet)
    Tuition Fee: KShs. 91,000/- per term
    BTEC Registration fee: UK 245 pounds (Once only) and annual exam fee of UK 100 pounds

    Admission Process

  • 1. Complete the admission form from Our Admissions Link

  • 2. Certified copies of academic credentials AND 2 passport size photos

  • 3. Admission fee payment of KShs 10,000/- (ten thousands shillings only) by cash deposit direct to the college account or by cheque payment, or by MPESA (PAYBILL)

  • 4. Submit the application and proof of item 3 above to INtel college.

  • Intakes

    2017 Intakes
    9 Jan 2017 - Completion 23 Nov 2018
    2 May 2017 - Completion 19 April 2019
    21 Aug 2017 - Completion 9 Aug 2019