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NPA Computer Games with IT Software (SCP)

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 42 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

THIS COURSE IS FOR SENIOR PHASE  PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL

This course provides a pathway to the Foundation Apprenticeship in IT Software and will provide a range of vocational and life skills, such as computer programming and problem-solving skills. The qualification will also improve learners’ computational thinking skills, a competence which is increasingly recognised as vital in the 21st century.  Learners who wish to progress to a Higher National Certificate (HNC)/Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computer Games Development will require further study at a higher level and a complementary maths qualification.

What you will learn

  • Computer Games: Design
  • Computer Games:Development
  • Computer Games Media Assets
  • Computer Games: Portfolio
  • Computer Programming
  • Gameplay

How the course is assessed

  • Ongoing assessment

Number of days per week

  • 1 day per week: Friday afternoon 13.30-16.00

Entry requirements

  • Pupils should be studying towards National 5 maths, English and computing or science-related subject

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Foundation Apprenticeship in IT Software Development
  • Full time college computing courses

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Part time 19/08/24 42 Weeks

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