Stow College

Computing: Software Development (with Animation): HND

Stow College
In Glasgow

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Typology HND
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Duration 2 Years
  • HND
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

Do you want to be a: Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, DataBase Designer, Software Project Leader. The aim of the course is to lead to employment or further studies. If you wish to further your studies when you finish the course, then the HND award, will allow Progression into various university computing degree courses; particularly at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland respectively. The Software course covers a variety of industry standard software such as: C++, C, Visual Basic.Net and Java Programming Languages, Advanced IT Applications (MS Office), Systems Analysis & Design (UML/SSADM), Oracle DataBase Vendor qualification, 3D Modelling and Animation. The course has recently been upgraded to include C programming and 3D Modelling & Animation, so that it is closer to the needs of employers.

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Government funding available

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Glasgow
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43 Shamrock Street, G4 9LD

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· Requirements

One Higher Grade pass (A-C) and 3 Standard Grade passes (1-3) to include evidence of numeracy and communication skills, OR appropriate SQA NC modules or NQ units. Candidates over 21 may be accepted with lower qualifications, depending on work experience.

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Course programme



Computing: Software Development (with Animation): HND

Course Description
Do you want to be a: Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, DataBase Designer, Software Project Leader. The aim of the course is to lead to employment or further studies. If you wish to further your studies when you finish the course, then the HND award, will allow Progression into various university computing degree courses; particularly at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland respectively. The Software course covers a variety of industry standard software such as: C++, C, Visual Basic.Net and Java Programming Languages, Advanced IT Applications (MS Office), Systems Analysis & Design (UML/SSADM), Oracle DataBase Vendor qualification, 3D Modelling and Animation. The course has recently been upgraded to include C programming and 3D Modelling & Animation, so that it is closer to the needs of employers.

Preferred Entry Requirements
One Higher Grade pass (A-C) and 3 Standard Grade passes (1-3) to include evidence of numeracy and communication skills, OR appropriate SQA NC modules or NQ units. Candidates over 21 may be accepted with lower qualifications, depending on work experience.

Course Duration
Course Duration: 2 academic years
Start Date: Aug-09
End Date: Jun-11
Hours per week: 18 hours

Course Content
Here are some of the subjects you will study on this course: Computing Planning; Structured Programming (C); Event Driven Programming (Visual Basic.Net); Object Oriented Programming (Java); Object Oriented Design (UML); Array Data Structures (C++); Developing for the World Wide Web; Oracle Vendor Database Award; Project Management & Professional Issues; 3D Modelling & Animation; Software Integrated Project.

Progression
Degrees in Software Engineering or IT Studies. Employment: Programming, Analysis, Web Authoring.

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