Computing: Software Development

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This hands-on course will allow you to study towards an up-to-date qualification, covering many of the skills that are in high demand for a range of different careers in the software development / programming sector of the computer industry. These include developing skills in C# and Java, System Design, Android Development, XML, Event Driven Programming and Project Management.


Developing Software: Introduction; Computer System Fundamentals; Troubleshooting Problems; Introduction to Project Management; Systems Development: Introduction; Introduction to Programming Fundamentals; Developing Small Scale Standalone Applications; Mobile Technology.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher plus 2 subjects at National 5, or NQ Computing: Software Development, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

This course will prepare you for either employment in a junior developer role within the IT Industry or progression to HND Software Development second year. Also, this course provides you with the entry level to a wide range of university courses in computing.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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