Computing (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 Computing, 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. You will get a broad introduction to Computing through core learning units as well as specialist pathways such as Data Analytics, Network Engineering and Cyber Security, so that you can gain the key skills and experience needed across a range of occupational sectors. Skills You will develop your computing skills and knowledge through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. You will gain transferable skills such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis. During the course you will also develop specialised knowledge of programming, database design, software development and the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence. Plus, you’ll be taught by a friendly, committed and qualified team of lecturers who have both professional and teaching experience. You will finish the course with the expertise to work in computing roles across a huge range of organisations, with the confidence to lead, innovate, and respond to change and industry challenges. Career opportunities After completing this course you will be in a strong position for pursuing jobs within Computing including network engineering, software engineering, data analytics, security, intelligent systems, applications development and testing. You may choose to progress to the Computing HND.

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


Examples include: • Programming • Database Design and Development • Planning a Computer Project

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.
Computing (HNC) at University of Roehampton - UCAS