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Web Development HNC

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This is a 1-year HNC course, offering an HNC certificate after which you can move to 2nd year of the HND Web Development.

This course will develop your skills in Web Development and associated technologies. You will be taught by industry-experienced College lecturers and learn a diverse range of knowledge in; Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, Structured Query Language (SQL), Web Graphics, User Interface (UI), JavaScript and Social Media marketing.

This is a hands-on and practical course that will enhance your employability skills. Edinburgh College has strong industry connections with Edinburgh-based digital companies.  This course offers you an up-to-date award that reflects recent developments within the web design and development sector. Each subject area you cover is tailored towards jobs available in the industry to get the best education to progress towards a successful career. You will master the latest software packages such as Adobe and learn about dynamic website development. This course will ensure you are well prepared for employment, self-employment or 2nd year HND studies in web development and digital media.

What you will learn

Year one

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Web Video
  • Adobe Graphics Software
  • Dynamic Website Development
  • MYSQL

Placement information

  • There may be opportunities for work experience during the course. These will be encouraged by your college lecturers but are not mandatory. 

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed on your practical skills
  • There will be some multiple-choice tests
  • There will be one exam

Entry requirements

  • For school leavers: Three Highers consisting of a B grade Pass in English  or Communications and two other C passes
  • For college students: SCQF Level 6 course in a relevant subject such as Software Development and Web.
  • All enquiries are welcome regardless of qualifications. Edinburgh College computing staff can assess where you can start or progress in your computing career and find the right course.
  • You will be asked to complete a screening exercise online to assess your skills.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • If you are invited to attend an interview you will be asked to complete a screening exercise to assess your skills, the screening ativity is online and you complete i in your own time.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 6.0 and Ideally no component below 5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • You can progress to 2nd Year HND Web Development
    After the second year, (HND) you can progress to the third year of BSc Web Development at Edinburgh Napier University
  • Other university options exist for 1st and 2nd-year entry.
  • Self-employment as a web designer/developer.

Career options

  • Employment in the interactive media or web development industry
  • Self-employment as a web designer and developer

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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