Web Development (in conjunction with Edinburgh Napier University) (Years 1 and 2 only)

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


This course is a direct route to a place in the third year of Edinburgh University’s Web Development course. This course will develop the skills you will need to work in web development and associated technologies. You will be taught by industry experienced College lecturers and learn a diverse range of knowledge in; Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, Structured Query Language (SQL), Content Management System (CMS) Technologies, Web Graphics, User Interface (UI), PHP (Hypertext Pre-processor), App Development and Social Media.

This is a hands-on and practical course that will enhance your employability skills. Edinburgh College has strong industry connections with Edinburgh based digital companies. These companies can provide expert advice, guidance and placement opportunities. This course offers you an up-to-date award that reflects recent developments within the web design and development sector. Each subject area you cover is tailored towards jobs available in the industry to make sure you get the best education to progress towards a successful career. You will develop a mastery of the latest software packages such as Adobe as well as learning about dynamic website development using MYSQL, Mobile Technologies and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). This course will ensure you are well prepared for employment, self-employment or university studies in web development and digital media.

Year 1 and 2- Edinburgh College
HTML; CSS; JavaScript; Web Video; Adobe Graphics Software; Dynamic Website Development; PHP; MYSQL; Web app development; Search Engine Optimisation (SEO); Content Management System (CMS); UI/UX Design.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers including English at B; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will attend for interview and complete a skills and experience screening exercise.

Progression Routes

You can continue your studies at degree-level in years 3 and 4 at Edinburgh Napier University with a guaranteed place upon passing years 1 and 2 of your HND.

Start Date





BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT