The course will provide you with useful foundations for a successful career in computing and technology.
It is a broad-based course which will introduce you to, and develop your knowledge of, aspects of software development, technical support, networking and web development.
Professionalism and ethics in computing; Computer systems fundamentals; Developing software: introduction; Graded unit 1 (examination); Team working in computing; Troubleshooting computing problems.
Optional units may include:
Cloud computing; Ethical hacking; Digital forensics; Client operating systems; E-commerce: publishing web sites; SQL: introduction; Systems development: introduction; Database design fundamentals; Multi-user operating systems; Software development testing; Software development: programming foundations; Software development: applications development; Technical support: supporting users - software; Technical support: supporting users - hardware.
1 Higher plus 3 relevant subjects at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship IT: Software Development or IT: Hardware and System Support; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You may be asked to attend for interview.
HND Computing Science
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
Part time (evening)
Computing and IT