Hertford Regional College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Digital Technologies

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Course summary

This course equips you with high level computing skills to work as a professional in industry. It is a diploma qualification that can also be used as the first two years of a Computing degree, enabling you to progress onto the final year of a BSc (Hons) at university. What can I do next? The tech industries are the fastest growing in the UK and the world, with huge employment opportunities. In 2019, the industry in the UK grew by 40% - six times faster than any other sector - and the UK led Europe for attracting investment in tech businesses. Companies of all types increasingly rely on skills such as coding, website development, cloud technologies, machine learning, data analytics and digital marketing to survive and thrive. As the demand for digital skills grows, so do the opportunities and financial rewards. What will I be doing? You will learn skills that equip you for industry, including in coding, software development, web development, app development, data analytics and the internet of things. Your lecturers’ background in computer games design means that many of your units of learning will be presented to you within this context enabling you to develop your skills using stimulating resources. For applicants with a more specific interest in games design, Hertford Regional College also offers a HND Games Design and Animation course at the Ware campus, enabling students to progress instead to a BA (Hons) degree. Added extras Our staff have a range of industry backgrounds and expertise to enrich your learning.

Course details


Year One Modules • Programming • Website Design and Development • Cloud Fundamentals • Cyber Security • Data Analytics • Software Development Lifecycles • Professional Practice in the Digital Economy • Innovation and Digital Transformation Year Two Modules • Internet of Things • App Development • 3D Sculpting for Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR) • Emerging Technologies • Applied Security in the Cloud • Network Management • Business Intelligence • Pitching and Negotiating Skills

Assessment method

You will be assessed by the completion of coursework tasks – there are no examinations for this course. All units of learning are internally graded by your lecturers at Hertford Regional College, with the exception of one which is assessed externally by the Pearson awarding body.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

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Digital Technologies at Hertford Regional College - UCAS