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Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Dip (RQF) in Computing (General)

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Dip (RQF) in Computing (General) is a comprehensive qualification for individuals seeking a career in IT. It provides foundational knowledge and core skills in computing and information systems. With the growing demand for work-ready professionals in the IT industry, this course equips students with the necessary tools to excel in a professional IT environment. It offers pathways to various fields of IT, such as software engineering, web development, and cybersecurity, and provides opportunities for higher education or entry-level employment in IT.

Key features of the course:

Practical Focus: The course emphasizes practical, hands-on learning, allowing students to develop technical skills and competencies required in the IT industry.

Industry-Relevant Content: The curriculum is designed in consultation with industry experts, ensuring that students acquire knowledge and skills that align with current industry needs and trends.

Broad Coverage: The course covers a wide range of IT disciplines, including software development, networking, database management, web development, and cybersecurity, enabling students to gain a holistic understanding of the field.

Project-Based Learning: Students often engage in real-world projects, enabling them to apply their skills in practical scenarios and develop problem-solving abilities.

Assessment: Assessment methods may include practical assignments, projects, presentations, and written examinations, providing students with diverse opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities.


Progression pathways

Career opportunities:

Software Developer/Engineer: Designing, coding, testing, and maintaining software applications and systems.

Network Administrator: Managing and maintaining computer networks, troubleshooting network issues, and ensuring network security.

Web Developer: Creating and maintaining websites, designing user interfaces, and optimizing website performance.

Database Administrator: Designing and managing databases, ensuring data security and integrity, and optimizing database performance.

IT Support Specialist: Providing technical support to users, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, and ensuring smooth IT operations.

Cybersecurity Analyst: Protecting computer systems and networks from security threats, monitoring for vulnerabilities, and responding to security incidents.

Fees & admissions

To obtain additional information regarding Fees, Scholarships, and admission details, kindly get in touch with our admission team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

Entry requirements

  • GCE Advance level profile
  • Grade 12
  • BTEC Level 3 Qualification in Computing
  • Higher Education Diploma from an approved further education institution
  • Any of the above or equivalent
  • Candidates with relevant Work Experience, Achievements or Prior Knowledge can also be admitted based on Assessment by the Academic Team.
English proficiency
    • English Proficieny Test score of 50%.
    • IELTS score of 5.5
    • Any of the above or Its equivalent



17 yrs of age or above

How to apply

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Early bird application deadline

15th July 2024

The application deadline for the September 2024 intake is quickly approaching, with the date set for April 2024 Intake. Prospective students are advised to complete their application process promptly to ensure their eligibility for the upcoming academic term. It is crucial to submit all required documents and meet the stipulated deadline to secure a spot in the desired program and avoid any potential delays or complications in the admission process.