Web Development

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus, Sighthill Campus


Web Development HND will develop the skills you will need to work in web development and associated technologies. You will be taught by industry experienced College lecturers and learn a diverse range of knowledge in; Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, Structured Query Language (SQL), Content Management System (CMS) Technologies, Web Graphics, User Interface (UI), PHP (Hypertext Pre-processor), App Development and Social Media.

This is a hands-on and practical course that will enhance your employability skills. Edinburgh College has strong industry connections with Edinburgh based digital companies. These companies can provide expert advice, guidance and placement opportunities. This course offers you an up-to-date award that reflects recent developments within the Web Design and Development sector. Each subject area you cover is tailored towards jobs available in the industry to make sure you get the best education to progress towards a successful career.

You will develop a mastery of the latest software packages such as Adobe as well as learning about dynamic website development using MYSQL, Mobile Technologies and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). This course will ensure you are well prepared for employment, self-employment or university studies in web development and digital media.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and entrance test. You will attend for interview and complete a skills and experience screening exercise.

Progression Routes

Degree programme or employment

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level