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Digital Technologies (Networking and Cyber Security) BSc (Hons) Top-up

Computing HND The Bedford College Group


Digital Technologies (Networking & Cyber Security) BSc (Hons) Top-up (Full time)

The top-up degree course allows students who have already completed an HND in Computing (or equivalent) to top-up their qualification to a full degree.

This top-up degree allows you to develop the necessary skills to build a successful career in the networking and cyber security industry. You will benefit from our cutting-edge facilities, industry-experienced teaching staff, supportive environment and small class sizes to provide a high quality personal experience.

Course information

Entry requirements

Successful completion of HND in a computing subject (240 credits including 100 at level 5 or above).

Course content
  • Dissertation
  • Advanced Databases
  • Security, Countermeasures and Cryptography
  • Wireless and Advanced Networking
  • Operating systems and platforms

BSc (Hons) Digital Technologies (Networking and Cyber Security)

Validated by University of Northampton.

Trips and placements

A trip is organised each year. Competitions including WorldSkills.

Assessment methods

Assessment is made through a variety of methods, including written coursework, case studies providing solutions to computing problems, presentations, practical assessments, computer based tests and exams. Teaching methods are equally varied, including lectures, practical sessions, group work, tutorials and workshops. In addition substantial learning resources and support materials are available online VLE for use at home.

Further study and career options

Course progression:

A Masters Degree at a University.

Career progression:

The course opens up excellent career opportunities in roles including information security officers, network analysts, networking or cybersecurity consultants, incident responders or roles within the intelligence services.

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 10/09/2024
Type: HE
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Tuesday, Wednesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 6:15pm
Fees: £9,000.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

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We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.