Computing for England (Cyber Security Pathway) (HTQ) at Harlow College - UCAS

Harlow College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Computing for England (Cyber Security Pathway) (HTQ)

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Course summary

An exciting and informative study programme that stimulates and challenges students. A programme of learning designed to meet skills gaps in the current workforce and build today’s talent to meet tomorrow’s needs in an international environment. Cybersecurity specialists enjoy exceptional demand and job security. Why study? A simple and flexible structure that enables students to take the Higher National Certificate and then build on it in the Higher National Diploma, with optional units linked to their specialist area of study An opportunity for students to follow specialist routes of interest at both Level 4 and Level 5, gaining the knowledge and skills they need to progress to higher education or employment in their specialist area Refreshed content that is closely aligned with professional body, vendor, employer and higher education needs. Core competencies throughout the curriculum, to support lifelong learning skills for personal and professional development The opportunity for centres to offer assessments that consider cognitive skills (what students know), along with effective and applied skills (how they behave and what they can do), to support a practical and dynamic approach to learning Unit-specific assessment and Pearson-set themes designed to encourage thorough and analytical learning, challenge students and develop skills in critical thinking, personal responsibility and decision making A flexible approach to assessment that supports progression to higher education or to work and which allows for different learning styles Quality Assurance measures that assure professional organisations, universities, businesses, colleges and students of the integrity and value of the qualifications, Research by the government into Cyber Security skills in the UK labour market estimates that between 30-48% of all businesses in the UK have a basic or more advanced skills gap in their organisations. Cybersecurity has a 0% unemployment rate! Where will this course take me? Software Engineering Applications Development and Testing Data Analytics Network Engineering Cyber Security After the HND a Top-up to a full Degree may be possible with extra studies at a later date, to convert it to a full bachelor's degree. Check with Universities directly or the UCAS website. Course viability is subject to the number of enrolments.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.

Assessment method

Research based assessment Problem Solving assessment Investigation based assessment Portfolio based assessment

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

For direct entry to year 3, applicants need to have successfully completed the HNC year of this course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2995 Year 1
Scotland £2995 Year 1
Wales £2995 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

The course is also subject to an inflationary rise each academic year. Included in the fee: £10 free printing per year All tuition and assessment Not included in the fee: Printing over £10 Cost of trips Cost of residential visits Basic stationery There may be additional costs for this course Included in the fee: £10 free printing per year All tuition and assessment Not included in the fee: Printing over £10 Cost of trips Cost of residential visits Basic stationery *There may be additional costs for this course
Computing for England (Cyber Security Pathway) (HTQ) at Harlow College - UCAS