Digital Technologies - Software Development and Programming at DN Colleges Group - UCAS

DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Digital Technologies - Software Development and Programming

Course options

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Course summary

This programme is designed by industry specialists to cultivate the next generation of Software Developers and Programmers. This program is tailored to provide you with a deep understanding of the principles of software development, coupled with practical programming skills that are highly sought after in today’s digital economy. Our course encompasses a variety of modules, including Advanced Programming and Risk Analysis & Systems Testing. Advanced Programming will delve into complex programming concepts and techniques, enhancing your problem-solving skills and ability to write efficient code. Risk Analysis & Systems Testing will equip you with the skills to identify potential risks in software systems and conduct rigorous testing to ensure optimal performance and security. Whether you’re a recent graduate of our HNC aiming to start a career in software development, or a professional seeking to upskill, our HND in Software Development & Programming offers a blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, setting you up for success in the dynamic field of software development. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have acquired skills that enable you to consider career paths as a Software Developer, Solutions Architect, Test Analyst, Data Analyst, Network Engineer or technician or a Systems Technician. Alternatively, you may wish to progress onto a Top up degree to achieve a full Level 6 BSc.

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


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: Level 5- Year 1 Business Intelligence- core mandatory; Internet of Things- core mandatory; Emerging Technologies- core mandatory; Data Structures & Algorithms- specialist mandatory; Advanced Programming- specialist mandatory; Risk Analysis and Systems Testing- specialist mandatory; Digital Sustainability; Pitching and Negotiating Skills; Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

Assessment method

The primary way of delivering this programme is in-person, on campus. This includes interactive lectures, workshops, practical sessions and independent study. Some elements of this programme may also be delivered online.

How to apply

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7940 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7940 Year 1
Scotland £7940 Year 1
Wales £7940 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover most costs associated with your course (including registration, tuition, and assessment). There may be some extra costs that you might need to make, or choose to pay, for example: • Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may wish to buy your own copies) • Printing and photocopying • Trips and enhancement opportunities
Digital Technologies - Software Development and Programming at DN Colleges Group - UCAS