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Software Development NPA (SCP)

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

Discover the world of software development as you are introduced to core industry concepts and skills in web and software development. This course is designed to be used as a progression towards further study of specialist web development or Software development course at the college. You will gain an up-to-date award taught by industry-experienced College lecturers and learn a diverse range of knowledge in; computer programming for apps with python or JavaScript, and web development with  HTML and CSS As part of the course you will build your own website and an App.

What you will learn

  • Computer programming with Python or javascript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • How to build a website
  • How to build an App

How the course is assessed

  • Practical projects and some multiple-choice tests.

Number of days per week

  • Tuesday & Thursday afternoons

Entry requirements

  • National 5 Maths, English and science-related subject (National 5 Applications to Mathematics is acceptable)
  • Consideration will still be given to all those not meeting these exact qualifications by way of completing a screening activity at Edinburgh College to establish eligibility

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Software Development and Web
  • Software Development and Digital Design

If combined with other qualifications:

  • HND Software Development
  • HND Web Development
  • HND Digital Design
  • University entry 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 22/08/22 41 Weeks

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