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Software Development

Edinburgh College

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

This course will equip you with a comprehensive range of computing and software development skills which are valued highly by the software industry. You'll cover a diverse selection of areas from developing software to learning about digital culture. You'll be well-prepared for further studies upon completion of this course qualifying you to progress to university in Year 3. It's therefore the ideal path if you're looking to develop a career in software engineering.

Course includes:
Software Development; Project Management for IT; SQL and Databases; Computer Systems Fundamentals; Troubleshooting Software Problems; Team Working in Computing; Software Development: Systems Foundations; Systems Development: Introduction; Professionalism and Ethics in Computing; Software Development: Data Structures; Software Development: Object Oriented Programming; Systems Development: Object Oriented Analysis and Design; Software Development: Programming Paradigms; Systems Development: Testing Software; Systems Development: User Centred Design; Mathematics, calculus and Matrices; Advanced Web Scripting Concepts; Developing Mobile Web Based Applications.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers including Maths, Computing Science or a science subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will attend for interview and complete a skills and experience screening exercise.

Progression Routes

You may be able to gain access to second or third year of a university degree course

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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