OverviewComputing Cyber Security HND (Blended)
This 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. Cyber security is a growth area as it has become critical to the fabric of any modern business. Choosing to follow this pathway opens up a world of employment options.
This Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ) has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education as meeting occupational standards for the relevant sector.
GCSEs A*-C/ 9-4 in English and Maths/equivalent Functional skills.
32-48 UCAS tariff points including a computing subject.
IT Apprenticeship Level 3
Digital T Level
BTEC Level 3 qualification in computing
An Access to Higher Education Diploma in a Computing or related subject.
The units you are studying will include:
- Professional Practice
- Database Design & Development
- Planning a Computing Project
- Cyber Security
- Website Design & Development
- Computing Research Project
- Business Process Support
- Applied Cryptography in the Cloud
- Information Security Management
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Computing (Cyber Security)
To complement your course you will:
- Hear from a range of guest speakers from the computing sector.
- Attend a relevant trip.
100% Assessed through written and practical assessment.
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.
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