Computing:Software Development Year 2 (HND - SCQF Level 8) (19 Aug 2024 - 13 Jun 2025)

Currently in Scotland there is a shortage of skilled software developers. This course offers further practical application and development in software development.

Provider

Borders College, Scottish Borders
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This course is available on the Borders College website.

Description

Currently in Scotland there is a shortage of skilled software developers. This course offers further practical application and development in software development. It will introduce you to a range of subjects and skills that will lead you to the design and development of good quality softwareYou will learn programming languages that will prepare you for a career in this ever-changing industry, as you focus on design, implementation and testing of your programs. This course is equivalent to the second year of degree study and we offer this course as a standalone HND. By studying this programme, you will develop suitable competencies and industry knowledge to enhance a career in computing.

Qualifications

Upon successful completion, candidates will achieve the following awards;

  • HND Computing: Software Development at SCQF Level 8
Some of the units included cover topics such as Self-Describing Data (XML), Object Oriented Programming and Relational Database Management Systems.

Delivery

The course is full-time with delivery on campus over three days, for 36 weeks (Year 2). There will be some hybrid learning opportunities and this will be flexible throughout the delivery.

Location

Scottish Borders Campus

Entry requirements

Applicants should have successfully completed all the units in HND Computing: Software Development Year 1 to continue onto Year 2 at Borders College.

Progression opportunities

On successful completion of the course, students may progress to some of the pathways outlined below.
Further or Higher Education Opportunities

  • Other progression opportunities agreed upon with Borders College and partner Higher Education Establishments. Please speak to the course team for further information.

About Borders College

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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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