Computing (Network Engineering) (HTQ) at Bedford College Group - UCAS

Bedford College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Computing (Network Engineering) (HTQ)

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Course summary

This HTQ (Higher Technical Qualification) is a widely recognised and highly valued computing qualification that enables you to develop a range of higher level specialist technical skills and knowledge, enabling students to meet the demands of employers in the computing sector and to adapt to a constantly changing world. This programme is a specialist pathway, designed to support progression into the networking field where you will plan, implement and oversee computer networks. Students will benefit from our excellent cutting-edge computing facilities, small student groups and extremely supportive, industry-experienced teaching staff. By completing this course, students will achieve an industry-recognised HND, which will enhance career prospects and your employability. To complement your course you will:

  • Hear from a range of guest speakers from the computing sector
  • Attend a relevant trip
It may be possible to gain additional vendor qualifications for example Cisco and CompTIA. On successful completion of this course, you can apply to study an additional year at Bedford College to gain a full BSc (Hons) degree, progress to a university, or you can enter employment.

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


The units you are studying will include: Programming Networking Professional Practice Database Design & Development Security Planning a Computing Project Computer Systems Architecture Website Design & Development

Assessment method

100% Assessed through written and practical assessment.

How to apply

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

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are unable to accept international students due to UKVI regulations

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs A*-C/ 9-4 in English and Maths/equivalent Functional skills. AND 32-48 UCAS tariff points including a computing subject. OR IT Apprenticeship Level 3 OR Digital T Level OR BTEC Level 3 qualification in computing OR An Access to Higher Education Diploma in a Computing or related subject.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000 Year 1
Scotland £6000 Year 1
Wales £6000 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

Fees subject to change. Personal computer, Laptop or MAC required £25 trip fee
Computing (Network Engineering) (HTQ) at Bedford College Group - UCAS