Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing

Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing

About This Course

The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing aims to enhance your career and employability in the areas of Computing by developing a critical awareness and industry-centric skills required to succeed in the field.

This diploma is equivalent the first 2 years of a bachelors degree, allowing students seamless transfers to a top-up degree with over 200 universities worldwide.

This course focuses on building current skills in specialist technical software development and allow students to develop up-to-date knowledge in programming and systems development. You will learn how to plan, design and implement a range of different software solutions using an array of computing and programming tools used in the market today.

Learning Objectives

Entry Requirements

Course Outline

HND Computing Units – Year 1

Unit 01: Programming

Unit 02: Networking

Unit 03: Professional Practice

Unit 04: Database Design & Development

Unit 05: Security

Unit 06: Planning a Computing Project (Pearson-Set)

Unit 7: Software Development Lifecycles


Unit 13: Website Design & Development

HND Computing Units – Year 2

Unit 16: Computing Research Project (Pearson-set)

Unit 17: Business Process Support


Unit 35: System Analysis and design

Unit 36: User Experience and Interface Design

Unit 37: Architecture

Unit 45: Internet of Things

Unit 54: Prototyping

Fee Structure

New fees – AEDNotes
Application fee -BTEC2000Non-refundable
Pearson Reg Fees2200
Miscellaneous Fee700 AEDAcross all BTEC – courses ( Not an year based fees)
HND34000/yearInclusive laptop

Student Testimonials

AED 34,000/ year


24 Months

IT & Computing

Jan | Apr | Sept