Digital Technologies (HNC) at University of Roehampton - UCAS

Course summary

Why this course? • Gain specialist skills for future employment • Specialist facilities and resources, expertise and employment links • Practical-based learning through vocational, academic and practical skills • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students About this course This Higher National Certificate helps you gain key skills needed to start a career within the field of Digital Technologies, and on completion, consider progression to a Higher National Diploma here at Roehampton. This University course is approved by the Institute for Apprenticeship and Technical Education. Supports a fast-track entry to employment for students entering or choosing a career-change within the employment market. The course is equivalent to the first year of undergraduate study. Digital technologies are electronic tools, devices, systems, and resources which generate, store or process data. Digital technology has changed the whole world with its new innovations. You will learn about a range of digital technology specialist functions, develop your understanding of the major impact that digital technologies have on the business environment, and gain an insight into digital technology operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a global marketplace. Plus, you’ll be taught by a friendly, committed and qualified team of lecturers who have both professional and teaching experience. Skills You will learn through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. By participating in vocational activities, you will develop key behaviours and transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis. Career opportunities The skills and knowledge you gain from this course will put you in a strong position for pursuing jobs in within the Digital Economy, including cyber security, software development, data analytics, networking, animation, software testing, business analysis and change management. You may choose to progress to the  Digital Technologies HND. Our careers team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers. You’ll also have opportunities to work with our partners across London and beyond, and to attend a Roehampton jobs fair where you can find out about graduate opportunities and meet employer.

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


Examples include: • Professional Practice in the Digital Economy • Programming • Website Design and Development

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other qualifications outside of the UCAS Tariff points system will also be considered Relevant work experience, or an international equivalent to the above qualifications. Credits achieved at other universities and your work/life experience If you need more help or information, get in touch through our enquiry form

English language requirements

IELTS for UKVI SELT with 6.0 Overall and 5.5 in each subtest

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15000 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

Please note the fee amounts listed are from 2023. In some cases fees will increase for the following year.
Digital Technologies (HNC) at University of Roehampton - UCAS