BTEC Higher Nationals Computing (Software Engineering)


BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing is made up of units which are internally assessed through assignments. These tasks and activities emphasize the practical application of the assessment criteria, allowing students to provide evidence in a variety of work-related format. 

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Career Opportunities

  • System Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Data Network Engineer
  • Computer Hardware and Networking Professional
  • Network security engineer
  • IT Administrator
  • Network Designer System Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Engineer Intern/Junior/Senior
  • Tech lead/Associate Tech Lead
  • Associate Software Engineering Asst. Manager/Manager
  • Technical Specialist
  • Software Developer
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Intern/Analyst
  • Asst. Manager Analytics
  • Data Scientist

Duration : 18 Months

Intakes : December / May

Times : Full / Part Time

Exams : Weekdays / Weekends

Entry Requirements

  • GCE A/L (local/London) minimum of 2 passes in main subjects in any stream.


  • Students with pending GCE A/L (local/London) results in any stream or failed to achieve minimum of 2 passes in GCE A/L (local/London) need to do a parallel bridging programme for 03 months.


  • GCE O/L (local/London) 06 simple passes including English and Mathematics and a recognized Diploma programme with the duration of at-least one year either in Business or IT.
  • Programming (core) 
  • Networking (core) 
  • Professional Practice (core) 
  • Database Design & Development (core) 
  • Security (core) 
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project (Pearson-set) (core) 
  • Maths for Computing (optional)  
  • Software Development Lifecycles (optional)
  • Computing Research Project (Pearson-set) (core)  
  • Business Intelligence (core) 
  • Discrete Maths (core) 
  • Data Structures & Algorithm (core) 
  • Advanced Programming (core) 
  • Machine Learning (optional) 
  • Artificial Intelligence (optional)