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Computer Science

City of Glasgow College

Venues

City Campus

Content

The HND Computing (Science) course is an SQA qualification which aims to meet the challenges of employers seeking qualified learners who can demonstrate knowledge and skills in a range of technology areas. The course places particular emphasis on software development, data science, project management and soft skills such as team-working.

Their forecast shows the number of people working in the UK as technology specialists between 2014 and 2024 will grow by 28%, significantly outstripping that predicted for workers more generally.

The course is delivered by experienced lecturing staff many of whom have industry experience in IT areas such as software engineering, programming, project management and technical support.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus 3 subjects at National 5 including Computing Science; or NQ Computing; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Entry to degree courses.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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