Planit


Computing (Computer Science)

Ayrshire College

Venues

Kilwinning Campus

Content

In a world where technology is everywhere, the demand for IT professionals is soaring. Explore software development, databases, troubleshooting, and more.

Content includes:

Explore computer system basics, hardware, and software; Dive into programming, coding, and technical documentation; Master the software development life cycle and build interactive applications; Learn about databases using SQL; Discover user interface design for web, apps, games, and animation; Develop problem-solving skills in computer networking, software development, or technical support; Gain insights into e-commerce and secure commercial transactions over the internet; Enhance your maths skills in a computing context; Collaborate on a team-based ICT project; and, Explore professional issues, legislation, codes of conduct, and ethical considerations.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths plus 1 other Higher preferred; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry is subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HND Computer Science or employment in an entry level role.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Computing and ICT