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Computing (Virtual Reality and Industrial Simulation) HND

Computers are at the heart of daily lives and businesses and the industry is continually growing and developing to meet the expanding needs of the consumer. The role of visualisation within computing has gained importance as customers have begun to expect more from their devices. This two year programme provides you with a very good understanding of 2D graphics theory and techniques, graphics programming and mobile computing, as well as the relevance of multimedia technologies to modern industry and commerce. This two year programme introduces a broad variety of topics providing an overview the fundamental principles pertinent to the computing industry. This means that you will be able to relate the role that graphics development has on the computing industry as a whole.

Includes open access computer suites and teaching rooms. You may also benefit from having your own laptop if you choose to do so.

Career opportunities
Graduates have progressed onto the BSc (Hons) course and postgraduate study. Many graduates have entered into a number of different computing areas, most commonly software development including graphics and visualisation.

Please note: this course was previously named Computing (Graphics and Visualisation) HND.

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Two years full-time.
  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer is BTEC qualifications of MPP, A level grades of DEE or 64 UCAS points.
  • GCSE Mathematics or equivalent at grade C or above.
  • We welcome international applicants and applications from students with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications.
  • Those who do not have English as their first language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).