BTEC HND in Computing (Software Engineering)

APIIT has partnered with Pearson to offer the Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals at its Kandy Campus. Students will receive a superior learning experience with high quality teaching and outstanding facilities.

BTEC HND in Computing is a broad-based computing qualification which gives you a solid grounding in the principles of Computing for careers in Network Engineering, Technical Support and Software Engineering. BTEC HND is a recognized qualification which is equivalent to the first two years of a UK honours degree.

Students may choose the general pathway or specialize in Software Engineering


Eighteen months Full-time programme

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Professional Practice
  • Database Design and Development
  • Security
  • Managing a Successful Computing Project
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Website Design and Development

  • Computing Research Project
  • Business Intelligence
  • Discrete Maths
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Advanced Programming
  • Application Program Interfaces
  • Systems Analysis and Design

Admission Requirements

The qualifications required for admission are a Credit Pass for English and Mathematics at the GCE Ordinary Level Examination and two Simple Passes at the GCE Advanced Level Examination or an equivalent qualification acceptable to APIIT and Pearson.


Academic Progression

Students who successfully complete the Pearson BTEC HND in Computing may enter the final year of the relevant Degree programmes after completing a bridging programme.

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