Computing, Networking & Games Design
At HRC you’ll have access to the latest hardware and specialist software, including an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, RPG software, 3D modelling software, new robot kit, the latest Cisco equipment and suites of Macs and PCs.
The mix of hands-on practical classes, alongside modules such as IT troubleshooting and repairs, developing working games or planning and managing computer projects, will help you to discover which areas of the industry you enjoy the most.
A mix of work experience opportunities and in-house projects will be available to help prepare you for work. The team at HRC have excellent relationships with local, national and international companies who can offer challenging work placements. Students also regularly welcome HRC alumni and industry professionals who give talks regarding their careers and provide advice on how to achieve goals. The team also have strong links with the University of the Third Age as the students provide support and advice in using technology.
In 2018, students were able to attend EGX Rezzed, London’s biggest games event, to get an even better insight into the industry. A little closer to home, you may also have the chance to work with HRC’s own IT team to learn the practical skills of being a technician.
Key Employability Skills
- Good numeracy
- Understanding of business
- Team work