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 Diploma helps you enter specific career paths within the Digital Industries, or on completion, progress to your final year of a degree 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 two years of undergraduate study. This course provides the opportunity to specialise in a digital-technology-related occupational area. You will be introduced to a range of tools, techniques and technologies for acquiring data and processing this into meaningful information that can be used to support business functions and processes. Skills On finishing the course, you will have the confidence to enter the employment market, with a sound understanding of Digital Industries and a real-world understanding of how to apply your principles to it Career opportunities After completing this Diploma you will be in a strong position for pursuing jobs within the digital economy including cyber security, software development, data analytics, networking, animation, software testing, business analysis and change management. You could also progress on to further study through a degree, a higher apprenticeship programme or continuing professional development. 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 employers.
Examples include: • Management in the Digital Economy • Business Intelligence • Digital Sustainability
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Successful completion of the Higher National Certificate year, at the University of Roehampton or another provider will allow you to register onto the Higher National Diploma.
Other qualifications 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 (Academic)||6||with a minimum of 5.5 in each band|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||with the following minimum scores: Reading: 18 Writing: 17 Listening: 17 Speaking: 20|
|PTE Academic||59||with no less than 59 in any band|
|Cambridge English Advanced||C||grade C in tests prior to 2015 with no less than 'weak' in any band|
We may accept other high school English qualifications if you are applying for an undergraduate degree. Please contact us at [email protected] to clarify.
English Language requirements
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|