Business and Computing

CAREER PATHS (Computing): Systems Developer, Network Engineer, Web Developer, Database Administrator, IT Consultant, Web Designer, Systems Analyst, IT Trainer. CAREER PATHS (Business): Business Development Manager, Business Advisor, Auditor, Office Manager, Project Manager, Marketing Manager.

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You will find studying the HND at Swindon College an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Our professional and enthusiastic staff will help you explore this fast growing subject area and develop your employment prospects in both IT and Computing due to the modern and contemporary module choices. The teaching and support staff for Higher Education at Swindon College reacts to student needs and ensure you have a relaxed and nurturing environment to study.

Business and Computing Courses

HND Computing

If you have a flair for computer science, and all things digital (and completed either A Levels, a Level 3 BTEC, or subject related work experience and excel with applied learning) then this dynamic, stimulating and engaging programme is for you.

Aimed at computing and digital technology professionals, or practitioners of all ages, the programme focuses on the key components of cyber security, networking, digital strategy and software development.



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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Cyber Security

In this digital age, the amount of personal and sensitive data generated and stored online is growing. If organisations and companies do not have secure information systems, that data could get into the wrong hands – with potentially dangerous results. as such, hacking has become one of the most high-profile security risks to today’s businesses. Affecting organisations of all sizes and across all sectors, this has lead to cyber security emerging as a top priority all over the world.

Research from recruiter Hays had ‘IT Security Architect’ as the most in demand job of 2018. The niche skills needed for this and similar roles means there is a huge skills shortage, with large salaries awaiting the right candidates. This makes it the perfect time for you to undertake this foundation degree and set yourself up for a successful career in this exciting field.

This course combines fundamental concepts and principles with exposure to new technologies and solutions. You will gain a practical understanding of key issues relating to the design, analysis and implementation of modern IT security systems.



HND Business

Studying this course will enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be a great business all-rounder, improving your employability and promotional potential.

You will study a wide range of local and global business issues, developing key transferable skills such as strategic thinking, problem solving and leadership.

Each unit focuses on the theoretical knowledge, professional expertise and work-based learning relevant to a variety of areas including management, human resources, marketing, accounting, business strategy and business law. Delivery involves a variety of teaching methods including daytime classes and e-learning techniques to support students outside of the classroom.

Outside activities and visiting speakers are also built into the programme.




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