Professional Development for Computing and IT

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Delivered by the School of Computing and Cybersecurity

Dive into the digital sector with our HTQ's in Computing and Cybersecurity.

Whether your career ambitions see you tackling the diverse and fast moving Artifical Intelligence sector, or you're after a broader exploration of topics such as software development, cyber security and more - our employer backed HTQ's are the perfect starting point for anyone looking to build out their career in a forward thinking industry. 

Our Computing and Cybersecurity HTQ's are also ideal for employers who are looking to develop their staff. They provide a fantastic professional development opportunity that will ensure that your employees are up to date with the latest industry trends and are able to help your business achieve its growth ambitions.  

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Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ)

Degree courses to support your professional development of technical skills.

Short courses

If you're not ready for a degree, our short courses can act as a bridging course to support your learning and help you prepare for degree level study.

Introduction to Data Science


6 hours | FREE COURSE

Data science professionals who can provide actionable insights for data-driven decisions are in high demand.

You will learn the basics of data science, data analytics and data engineering to understand how machine learning is shaping the future of business, healthcare, education, and more.

Introduction to Cyber Security


6 hours | FREE COURSE

Cybersecurity professionals who can protect and defend an organisation’s network are in high demand.

You will learn cybersecurity basics to protect your personal digital life and gain insights into the biggest security challenges companies, governments, and educational institutions face today.

Our Industry Partners

Get yourself ready to enter the digital world with our HND in Computing for England. 

Hear from some of our current students and discover how UCEN Manchester prepares you for industry, whilst offering a welcoming and supportive environment.

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