Computing (HND) 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 Diploma helps you enter specific career paths within Computing, 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. An industry-recognised qualification, known to provide the practical and problem-solving skills needed by employers, will support 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. Specialist pathways offered include: • Software Engineering • Data Analytics • Network Engineering • Applications Development and Testing • Network Engineering Skills With a dedicated, expert tutor team, you will learn to apply your own ideas to the Computing world, deal with uncertainty and complexity, explore solutions, demonstrate critical evaluation and use both theory and practice in a wide range of real-world situations. Plus, you’ll be supported through your course with a friendly, committed and available support team, offering wellbeing, professional, industry and career-related advice whenever you need it. Career opportunities After completing this Diploma 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 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.

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


Examples include: • Planning a Computing Project • Business Process Support • 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

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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.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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 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 (HND) at University of Roehampton - UCAS