Software Development (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This course introduces a range of skills relating to software, (programming) and web development allowing you to develop skills that are in demand by industry. You will develop problem solving and other employability skills. This will include development of academic skills that will help prepare you for progression to further study.

The course will be delivered using software that is currently used in industry such as C#, Java and Python.

Although the focus is primarily on software development you will also cover a range of generic computing skills.

Content includes:
Applications development; Website creation and authoring; Computer hardware and systems; Networking; Data security; Database; Academic skills; Cyber security.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths, Computing, IT or a science subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry may be subject to an interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC/D course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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