HNC Web Development & Interactive Media

In Greenock

Price on request
  • Typology

    HNC

  • Location

    Greenock (Scotland)

Description

This is a new hands-on and practical course, designed to develop people with the essential knowledge and practical skills needed to pursue career opportunities in the design, development, maintenance and marketing of websites, corporate intranets and online digital interactive media. Its structure ensures that the knowledge and skills developed are highly relevant and well suited to the needs.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Greenock (Renfrewshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education Finnart Street, PA16 8HF

Starts

On request

To take into account

One Higher Grade or an appropriate group of NC modules. Relevant experience but no formal qualifications may also be considered.

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Web Development

Course programme

HNC Web Development & Interactive Media (NEW COURSE)
Course Aims:
This is a new hands-on and practical course, designed to develop people with the essential knowledge and practical skills needed to pursue career opportunities in the design, development, maintenance and marketing of websites, corporate intranets and online digital interactive media. Its structure ensures that the knowledge and skills developed are highly relevant and well suited to the needs of industry. ,
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  • Web design and development
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  • Graphics, interface design and branding
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  • Marketing, business and commerce
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  • Project Management
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  • XHTML, CSS and JavaScript
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  • Ajax and JQuery
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  • SQL and Relational Databases
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  • Flash and ActionScript
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, Note: those progressing to the second year of the HND will also have opportunities to work with server side technologies, including PHP.,
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, Software used on this course includes: ,
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  • Adobe Dreamweaver
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  • Adobe Flash
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  • Adobe Photoshop
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  • Adobe Illustrator
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, The structure of the course ensures that the knowledge and skills developed are highly relevant and well suited to the needs of industry. Opportunities will also exist to gain accreditation from industrial bodies including Adobe , CIW (Certified Internet Web Professional) and Oracle (Oracle Academy).,
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,Did you know that James Watt College has been a pioneer in developing and delivering multimedia, Web and Internet technology courses for almost 20-years· We have established ourselves as a leader and international Centre of Excellence with a reputation for developing high calibre, well skilled students who have gone on to become successful within the Computing and IT sector and beyond.,
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Course Content:
  • Designing and Developing Websites using Dreamweaver
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  • >Introduction to Graphics Design using Photoshop and Illustrator
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  • Planning and Developing Interactive Media
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  • 2D Animation
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  • User Interface Design
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  • XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX
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  • Flash and ActionScript
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  • Relational Database Systems and SQL
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  • Digital audio and video
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  • Project Management
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  • Graded Unit
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Progression Opportunities:
Successful candidates may progress directly to the second year of the HND and thereafter directly to third year of a relevant degree. This includes the possibility of continuing your studies at James Watt College to gain a Napier University degree with one further year of study in either: BSc Multimedia Technology or BSc Interactive Media Design.

Career Potential:
This course will help to prepare you for roles such as web designer, web developer, multimedia applications developer, media producer or Intranet and website administrator.

Course Assessment:
A range of continuous assessment techniques are utilised throughout. Students will undertake a Graded Unit towards the end of the course.

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