Software Development (SCP) (NPA)

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus, Sighthill Campus


Discover the world of software development as you are introduced to core industry concepts and skills in web and software development. This course is designed to be used as a progression towards further study of specialist web development or Software development course at the college. You will gain an up-to-date award taught by industry-experienced College lecturers and learn a diverse range of knowledge in; computer programming for apps with python or JavaScript, and web development with HTML and CSS As part of the course you will build your own website and an App.

What you will learn:

Computer programming with Python or javascript, HTML, CSS, How to build a website, and How to build an app.

The course takes place on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Maths, English and a science subject (National 5 Applications of Mathematics will be accepted).

Progression Routes

Software Development and Web (NPA) or other relevant course at NPA or HND level.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT