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Computing: Software Development (with Data Analytics)

Fife College

Venues

Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus

Content

This course was developed in response to the current shortage of skilled software developers in Scotland, and offers an introduction to software development. It will introduce you to a range of subjects and skills that contribute to the design and development of good quality software.

It will provide you with current skills in specialist technical software development and will allow you to develop up-to-date knowledge in Programming and systems development. You will learn how to plan, design and implement a range of different software solutions using JavaScript, VB.net, C++, Oracle, Java, PHP, MySQL, XML, HTML5, CSS, and Android.

Topics Include:
Computer system fundamentals; Programming foundations; Developing software introduction; Professionalism and ethics; Troubleshooting computing problems; Team working in computing; Advanced object oriented programming; Ethical hacking; Mobile applications development; Advanced web scripting; Dynamically generated websites; Data structures; Data science; Multi user operating systems; Graded Unit 1 (Year 1 - Exam); Graded Unit 2 (Year 2 - Project).

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher plus four subjects at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship: Information Technology: Software Development; or NC: Computing with Digital Media; or other relevant courses at SCQF Level 6; Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree course.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Digital, Computing and Cyber

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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