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					Higher Education at Castle
     HND Computing
Course Leader:      Dave Bell
                     (0115 8842282)
             david.bell@castlecollege.ac.uk
Administrator:      Susan Butler
                    (0015 8842228)
             susan.butler@castlecollege.ac.uk
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          Why do you need to
           know this now
•   September 2009
•   UCAS Applications
•   Decisions on your future education
•   Choices on Higher Education courses
•   Choices on Universities / Colleges


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         Does Castle College run
         University Courses????
                           THE ASSOCIATE COLLEGE
                           NETWORK

                           CASTLE COLLEGE,
                           NOTTINGHAM

UCAS Campus code: E



                                  YES!!
     Castle College is a long-established associate college of
                      DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY


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 What does Associate College
          mean??
• You enrol as a student of De Montfort
  University
• You have all the rights, privileges and
  access of any De Montfort student
• You also have the full support available
  at Castle College
• We deliver the same course materials

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           THE COURSES
• COMPUTING
  EDEXCEL (BTEC) HND/BSc/BSc Honours
  UCAS Code: HND 104G, BSc G401

• Why This Course

• The flexibility of gaining an industry
  recognised HND qualification after two years
• Covers a full range of computing subjects
• Optional choices allow specialisation.
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           HND/BSc COMPUTING
• HND after 2 years (Study at Castle)
• BSc after 4 years (Further 2 years)
  (Optional 1 year – fully paid work placement)
  (2 year – Study at De Montfort – Leicester)

• Teaching/Assessment
  These programmes use a variety of teaching
  methods including lectures, tutorials / groupwork,
  computer lab sessions and self-directed study.
  Assessment by coursework, projects and exams

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         HND IN COMPUTING
               YEAR 1

• CSCI 1412   Computer Technology
• INFO 1408   Database Design
              Concepts
• INFO 1409   Systems Analysis &
              Design Development
• CSCI 1604   Visual Web Development
              (in ASP.net )

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               HND IN COMPUTING
                     YEAR 2

• CPRJ 2402        Software Development Project
• INFO 2605        Interactive Systems Design and
                   Professionalism
• CSCI 2415        OO Programming
• CSCI 2421        Operating Systems / Computing
              or   Systems
• CSCI2608         Multimedia & Intranet Technology
             or
• CSCI2414         Entertainment & Games Computing

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       Entry Requirements
          /Applications
• Minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points for
  progressing students from Castle
  College
• In other words – pass your Level 3
  qualification with a reasonable grade
• Apply by UCAS form – select as one of
  your choices
• Late applications can be accepted
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        FINANCIAL COSTS
• Applications to your Local LEA for
  grants and assistance
• Student Loans available for full-time
  study
• For further advice:
  See Susan Butler – Student Services
                      (Chilwell)

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ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING AT
     CASTLE COLLEGE
• GOOD ACHIEVEMENT
 Our students have a good record of achievement and have
 gained awards for their work at De Montfort in addition to high
 class honours degrees
• COSTS
 University accommodation is expensive. Student Services will
 help and advise you in coping with rising HE fees
• SUPPORT
 Smaller class sizes means much more individual support for
 students. Regular contact with your tutors & lecturers
  WE WILL HELP YOU TO ACHIEVE YOUR
                 AIMS!!
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          FURTHER INFO.

• De Montfort prospectuses &
  Castle College Course Handbooks
  are available from Student Services
• See myself, Pete Bilbie or Susan Butler
  for any further questions you may have
• Talk to our second year students when
  they return in October
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               FINALLY
• Remember –
  Higher Education is a passport to better
  jobs and higher salaries

 Do consider us as one of your choices

 YOU KNOW IT MAKES SENSE!!

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