Computing (Network Engineering) HND (Top-Up) | Walsall College

Computing (Network Engineering) HND (Top-Up)

Our HND is a highly practical course with a central focus on network management. It gives you a comprehensive understanding of networking infrastructure, LAN and WAN technologies, virtualization. The simulated software and practical labs provide hands on experience of setting up complex networks and troubleshooting networks in our Cisco Lab. The units of study reflect the current employment opportunities within the industry and learners get the opportunity to complete CISCO CCNA 3 and CCNA 4 as part of the course.

The course also aims to develop essential and transferrable employment skills such as communication and interpersonal skills, leadership and the dynamics of working with others in teams.

A nationally recognised level 5 computing qualification, the HND is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in the computing industry or who wish to progress onto the final year of a degree programme.

Applications to all Full Time Undergraduate courses must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college please contact us and we will process your UCAS application for you.

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A level 4 Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Computing and Systems Development. All applicants will require an initial assessment and interview, please apply through UCAS.

You can progress to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree, depending on the match of the HND units to the degree course in question. Employment or self-employment.

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Basic Information

Course Code L02F5DSN0P
Location Wisemore Campus
Level Level 5
Type Full-Time
Fee £5200, Other fees: £10 Learning Pass with Photocopying & Printing Credit
Start Date Sep 21 2020

Higher Education Loan & Bursary

You may be eligible for a Higher Education Loan or Bursary when studying this course.


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Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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