Computing & Application Development

Gain the experience and learn the skills needed to excel as an Application Developer!

About this course:

Learn to influence how people interact with social networks, entertainment, e-commerce and information sourcing and sharing!


Get the chance to investigate the wide reaching influences that computers and digital technologies have on the world, make your own contributions and find your place in this fast-growing sector!


You will learn the skills and techniques needed to develop web and mobile applications across a variety of industries. The course is designed to prepare you for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy.


This course develops you as a professional, self-reflecting individual able to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. You will acquire a sound knowledge of the basic concepts of computing, and communicate accurately and appropriately. You will develop a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, independent initiatives, organisational competence, problem-solving strategies and resilience.



Where could BTEC HND in Computing & Application Development take you?


Once you have completed the course, you can choose to move directly to the workplace where you can undertake a job role as a Software Developer, Web Developer, App Developer, VR/AR Specialist, BI Developer and more.


BTEC graduates possess a combination of knowledge and skills attractive to employers worldwide. At the same time the BTEC Higher Nationals are intended to keep doors open for future study should you wish to progress further in your education. 
You can gain a Bachelor Honours degree awarded by our partner *Ulster University, or choose to transfer to 
various universities around the UK and worldwide.


*Ulster University is #1 NI University for student satisfaction

Learning Outcomes

As a Holder of the BTEC Level 5 HND in Computing & Application Development, you will have developed a sound understanding of the principles underlying your field of study and will have learned to apply those principles more widely. You will have learned to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving problems. You will be able to perform effectively in your chosen field and will have the qualities necessary for employment in situations requiring the exercise of personal responsibility and decision-making.