Software Engineering with Emerging Technologies

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This HND Software Engineering with Emerging Technologies course covers a range of subjects within the areas of software development. You will gain experience in developing programs and applications using various languages with a range of development tools. You will have the opportunity to study in emerging areas such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing and big data.

Every industry relies on software, creating a need for professionals who can design, develop, and maintain software applications. By studying software development, individuals position themselves for a wide range of career opportunities in various sectors, from finance and healthcare to entertainment and beyond.

Subjects include:
Programming fundamentals: Introduction to core concepts of industry standard lanaguages which will lead into:

Object oriented programming: Object oriented analysis and design

Data structures: Create a prototype application that looks at the different ways we can structure and scale data in our code

Web development: Creating reactive, interactive, accessible and engaging content designed to be consumed across multiple devices

Software security: Fundamental concepts of secure programming practices that adhere to industry standards

Emerging technologies: This may include artificial intelligence, cryptography, cloud computing and big data

Entry Requirements

1 Higher in Computing, Maths, IT or a science subject plus National 5 English, or a relevant NQ or equivalent qualification. You may be required to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme

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Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



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