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Computing: Software Development

Forth Valley College

Venues

Falkirk Campus

Content

Year 1:

Developing Software: Introduction; Software Development: Programming Foundations; Systems Development: Introduction; Introduction to Project Management; Team Working in Computing; Computer System Fundamentals; Troubleshooting Computer Problems; Ethical Hacking Fundamentals; Computer Forensics: Fundamentals; Mathematics: Calculus and Matrices for Computing ; Developing Small Scale Stand Alone Applications; Professionalism and Ethics in Computing; Computing: Planning; Graded Unit; Exam.

Year 2:

Software Development: Object Oriented Programming, Analysis and Design; Data Structures; Relational Database Management Systems; Developing Mobile Web Based Applications; Developing Websites for Multiplatform Use; Graded Unit; Project; Introduction to SQL.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably including Maths, Computing Science or a technological subject; National 5 Maths at B (if not held at Higher); or Foundation Apprenticeship Software Development; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 3 of a related degree programme

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Computing

SCQF Level

8