Computer Science

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


This programme builds on the skills and knowledge gained in the HNC to develop an awareness of current professional practices and technologies within the domain of computer science whilst focusing on software and systems development. A key area will develop a range of specialist knowledge and skills that reflect recent, in-demand developments in project management, web servers and database developments.

Study will include 15 Higher National credits such as: RDBMS; Managing a Web server; Developing Websites; Database Design Fundamentals; Network Concepts; Human Computer Interaction; Network Concepts; Private Cloud Virtualisation. One double credit Computing graded unit project is also included in the programme.

Entry Requirements

HNC Computing.

Progression Routes

2nd or 3rd year entry degree course

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Business, Accounting and Computing

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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