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HNC Computing and Software Schools

  • Start date:   August 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 7
  • Course Type:   Schools Course

HNC Computing and Software Schools

The course covers:

  • Software Development
  • Creating mobile apps
  • User Centred Design
  • Fundamentals of computer systems and networks
  • Introduction to Data Science essentials
  • Project management and problem Solving

Day of week: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday          

Time: Tuesday 9.30am-4.30pm

            Thursday 9.30am – 4.30pm

            Friday 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Duration: 1 Year


  • What the course includes

    You will gain access to industry standard software, meet potential employers and work alongside our fantastic lecturers through a wide range of units that will allow progression to our HND Courses.

Why choose this course

You will design and build software and mobile apps along with creating databases and data visualisations. You learn to code in C++, C#, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You are introduced to the basics of computer systems, networks and project management. You take apart a computer and learn the steps to problem solve issues.

Entry Requirements

  • Intermediate 2, National 5 or Credit in computing
  • Working towards a Higher
  • We also expect you to gain at least one Higher, at C or above, at school during the programme
  • Where it leads

    Education: You can progress to the HND programme (with some extra home study to top up credits). The course will also support any application to university and could mean direct entry into second year.

Interview Arrangements

The interview will involve:

Questions on your computing experiences and ambitions, along with a problem solving questions.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.