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  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7


This course is for those who want to develop a career as a web developer, app developer, digital designer, web content editor, digital content editor or in digital marketing.

Read about Keri Stephenson's West Lothian College experience here

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    What the course includes

    This course covers the basics of website development, and technologies and techniques for developing content for computers, smartphones and tablets.

Why choose this course

You will learn to build websites using modern techniques.


Entry requirements

  • One Higher (grade C or above) plus two Standard Grades at credit level or
  • Foundation Apprenticeship in a related subject or
  • Suitable range of SQA units at Intermediate 2 and Higher level

We welcome mature applicants with relevant experience.

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

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    Where it leads

    Education: HND or university course. West Lothian College has an agreement with Edinburgh Napier University allowing direct entry to 2nd year on the BSc (Hons) web design and development course.

    Employment: a career within the digital design and website development sector. This can be within a private organisation, public sector, an agency or starting your own business.

Interview arrangements

If we invite you for an interview, plan to be in college for around three hours.

There will be an individual interview, we allocate time slots for this on the day.

Please bring evidence of any qualifications, and/or employment references.

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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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, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.