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Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ) in Computing

Course overview

Gain an established and respected computing qualification (equivalent to Year 1 of a university course), and the expertise to enter professional technical employment or further study, with this Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ).

Course information

Broaden your existing practical skills and theoretical knowledge and gain the support you need to start your future in the IT and computing industries.

Learning will take place in our professional facilities such as dedicated gaming suites, virtual reality tools and much more. Topic areas on this HTQ include:

  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Database Design and Development
  • Security
  • Website Design and Development
  • System Lifecycle Models
  • Professional Practice

You will also take part in academic research project during this course, using project management techniques and methods.

The HTQ gives you an insight into the knowledge needed to progress into employment in the IT and Computing industry, whilst retaining a strong focus on how fundamental computing techniques and technologies underpin all industries.