HNC / HND in Digital Technologies for England (Cyber Security)

Course details


London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds


2 years



Course Overview

The HNC/HND in Digital Technologies for England (Cyber Security) equips students with essential skills and knowledge in protecting digital systems and networks. This program covers topics such as network security, ethical hacking, data protection, and cyber threat management.

Key Features:

  • HNC (Level 4): Foundation year focusing on core principles of digital technologies and introductory cyber security concepts.
  • HND (Level 5): Advanced year deepening understanding of cyber security strategies, risk assessment, and incident response.
  • Pathway to University: Opportunity to progress to a one-year top-up degree at a university for a full undergraduate qualification.

This program is ideal for those aiming for careers in cyber security, IT support, and digital forensics.

Career progression

The HND in Digital Technologies for England (Cyber Security) 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.

After completing this course, students can continue their studies to degree level or pursue careers such as:

– Business analyst
– Digital Technologist
– IT Support technician
– Data analyst
– Software developer
– Network technician
– Software tester
– Risk analyst
– Data analytics consultant
– Database administrator
– Web developer
– IoT developer

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