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Advanced Computing

Dumfries and Galloway College

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

This course will enable you to further your learning and knowledge of areas such as Cyber security, Web development, Data science and programming and provides a good basis to progress onto more advanced HE study or to gain employment as a junior IT trainee. With the addition of E-sports units you will gain knowledge and understanding of professional competitive gaming which is developing in Scotland at a fast pace.

Throughout the course you will complete a National Progression Award in Cyber Security. You will also cover subjects such as: Programming for mobile devices, Ethical hacking, network fundamentals and Data Security.

The course will also cover a vendor qualification from CISCO.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and skills test.

Progression Routes

Higher education courses or relevant employment.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

6