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HND in Digital Technologies for England (Cyber Security)


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2 Years


London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds


September, January, June

Awarded Degree

Higher National Diploma in Digital Technologies for England (Cyber Security)

Course Overview

The Digital Technologies for England (Cyber Security) Higher National Diploma (HND) course is tailored for students seeking applied learning experiences. Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals offer an immersive exploration of the digital computing sector, catering to students aspiring to build a career in this dynamic field.

Upon successful completion of this course, students have the option to further their studies at the degree level or pursue diverse career paths, including roles such as:

  • Business analyst

  • Digital Technologist

  • IT Support technician

  • Data analyst

  • Software developer

  • Network technician

  • Software tester

  • Risk analyst

  • Data analytics consultant

  • Database administrator

  • Web developer

  • IoT developer

Entry Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Attainment of a Level 3 qualification or its equivalent.

  • Possession of an Access to Higher Education Certificate.

English Proficiency:

  • Non-native English speakers or those who have not studied Level 3 in the United Kingdom should exhibit proficiency at the CEFR B2 level.


Work Experience:

  • Exceptional entry route available for candidates with 2 years of relevant work experience.


Applications From Students 21 and Above:

  • Applications are encouraged from students aged 21 and above, especially those who do not meet the standard entry requirements but can demonstrate a willingness and commitment to studying the subject at the university level. Additionally, applicants should provide evidence of academic, professional, or vocational experience in a related field.


Additional Requirement:

  • Some experience in basic IT, such as word-processing and Internet use, is preferred.


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