Course at a glance

If your looking to pursue a career in digital technology, our HNC/HND will help you develop a range of key skills essential for entry into this exciting and ever-evolving sector.

The course is aimed at students who want to continue their education through applied learning. Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals provide an intensive study of the digital computing sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue a career in the field, either as a general digital technologies worker or in one of the following specialisms:

  • Cyber security and cloud computing
  • Games and animation
  • Software development and programming
  • Data analytics
  • AI solutions and applications
  • Web content and management

Weekend and evening classes available, subject to minimum class size.


**Please note – prices shown on the “Enrol” button are for one year only – these courses are £6,000 per annum**


January, June and September


2 years

Awarding Institution

Pearson Education

Awarded Degree

GBS HNC/HND in Digital Technologies


Weekdays, evenings, weekends


London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds


£6,000 per year

Year 1 – HNC

Core Mandatory Units:
Cyber Security (15 credits)
Innovation and Digital Transformation (15 credits)

Optional Units:
Programming (15 credits)
Game Development (15 credits)
Cloud Fundamentals (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intelligent Systems (15 credits)
Digital Sustainability (15 credits)
Project Management (15 credits)

Year 2 – HND

Core Mandatory Units:
Business Intelligence (15 credits)
Internet of Things (15 credits)
Emerging Technologies (15 credits)

Additional Units:
Work Based Learning in the Digital Economy (15 credits)
Digital Technology as a Catalyst for Change (15 credits)
Digital Sustainability (15 credits)
Business Information Technology Systems (15 credits)
Data Structures and Algorithms (15 credits)

Upon successful completion of this HNC/HND courses, students will be able to top up the a Bachelors Degree