SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND WEB NPA
SCQF Level 6
Computing

Course Overview
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This course has been designed to introduce you to the core concepts, knowledge and skills required for entering the industry or further study in the specialist area of Software Development, Web Development and Digital media.


You will learn about a wide variety of essential subject areas including computer programming for apps, Web development HTML and CSS, and Media production such as Graphics and video.

What You Will Learn
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  • Web Development
  • Photoshop
  • Software Development
  • Games programming
  • Audio acquisition and editing
  • Video acquisition and editing
Entry Requirements
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  • Minimum of 6 National 5 C grade passes or Intermediate 2s
  • Adults and those that are not just leaving school are welcomed and will need to sit a screening activity to assess your current knowledge level.
  • Progression from successful completion of a relevant Edinburgh College course


English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • A mixture of practical assessments and course work as well as multiple choice tests.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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  • At an interview, you will be asked to take part in a Skills and Experience screening exercise this will be on a computer.
  • You should also bring along your certificates
  • further course information will be provided by a lecturer on the course as well as an opportunity for you to ask questions.
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • HND Web Development
  • HND Digital Design
  • HND Software Development
  • HND Computer Science
Download our progression route map here
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
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  • 2.5 Approx
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
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Computing Overview

​Master the skills in digital media editing, database administration, social media and e-commerce, web design, animation, 3D modelling, programming in C#, PHP, Actionscript, Javascript, Java and C++, scripting, batching, network architechture and forensics, all taught by industry veteran lecturers with extensive real life experience.

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