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Computing (Security)

UCAS Code: 13II

Higher National Diploma - HND

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2years

Full-time | 2019

This qualification prepares you for employment within the growing industry of cyber security. It offers a progression route into a number of roles within IT and computing professions. HNDs are recognised by employers and allow direct progression into employment. Students will have the use of the latest computing technology including a Cisco networking lab, NAO robots and Lego Mindstorm robots.

Modules

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Each module carries equal weighting of 15 credits with the exception of Computing Research Project which carries a weighting of 30 credits.
Students complete a total of 240 credits. Your overall grade for the certificate is based on grades obtained for all modules taken.

Year 1
Programming- Networking- Professional Practice- Database Design and Development- Security- Managing a Professional Computing Project- Website Design and Development- Maths for Computing

Year 2
Computing Research Project- Business Intelligence- Cryptography- Forensics- Information Security Management- Robotics- Virtual and Augmented Reality Development

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Course location:

Reading College

Department:

Higher Education

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