Skills to <SPAN> your career

Students studying the HNC in Computing (Data) pathway, will focus on the core knowledge, skills and attitudes for a career in Data.

<SPAN> of technical abilities for a lifelong career in the digital sector.


Course highlights


To ensure you are prepared for entering the industry, you will have the opportunity to enhance your career prospects and join Data Management Professionals (DAMA UK) as a student member, with the chance to complete the following accreditations:


– Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate
– IOT Fundamentals Big Data and Analytics
– Xero Advisor Certification






Course Level: 4
Start Date: 14/09/2020
Course Location: Bletchley Campus
Course Fees: £6000 

Course Duration: Available to study full time over 1 year or part time over 2 years

Entry Requirements: Students are expected to have achieved at least 32-48 UCAS points in computing, information technology or similar discipline – e.g. C grade at A-Level, MP grade at BTEC/OCR/UAL Level 3, Pass at Access – or relevant industry experience considered.





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Employer-led learning

We work in partnership alongside a number of prestigious companies who champion digital innovation and training. You can expect to take on work placements, live projects and workshops led by Microsoft, KPMG, Cranfield University, Volkswagen Financial Services, Activate Learning and more.

Find out more about our employer partnerships



Hear from our partners at KPMG as they discuss the need for digital skills in the modern working world 





Explore our facilities


Our students have access to dedicated facilities at our Bletchey Campus. Take a tour and picture yourself here:






Meet HNC Computing student Jake


Jake decided to get back into education after a short break. Find out more about Jake's experience of studying HNC Computing at Milton Keynes College.



Read Jake's blog

Live employer projects


As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to input into live project briefs, set by external organisations. 


Example live project


Project: Changing Face of FinTech

Employer Partner: Xero, based Milton Keynes


Overview: Xero have an established reputation for delivering high-integrity accounting.

Students are given the opportunity to complete the Xero Advisor Certification, demonstrating their knowledge of the UK’s leading cloud accounting, before joining the Xero Developer community. With this knowledge, students can begin to build integrated Xero software applications for small businesses across the globe.






Ready to apply?

So, you've heard all about the amazing opportunities available through studying the HNC Data pathway. Are ready to take the next step? Get your application submitted today, ready to get started in September 2020.


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