James Watt College

HND Web Development & Interactive Media

James Watt College
In Kilwinning and Greenock

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Typology HND
Location At 2 venues (Scotland)
Description

Provides advanced web development knowledge and skills. Areas of study include: XHTML, CSS, javaScript, AJAX, PHP or ASP.NET, MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server, digital graphics and rich media, planning and design, network systems and security. Students may gain accreditation from Adobe (ACA or ACE) and CIW (Certified Internet Web) Professional.

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Where and when

Location

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

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Kilwinning (North Ayrshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education North Ayrshire Campus Lauchlan Way, KA13 6DE

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· Requirements

Two Higher Grade passes plus three Standard Grade (or Intermediate 2) passes. Alternatively, an appropriate group of SQA modules may be accepted. Applicants with relevant experience but no formal qualifications may also be eligible.

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What you'll learn on the course

Web Development

Course programme

HND Web Development & Interactive Media

Course Aims:
Provides advanced web development knowledge and skills. Areas of study include: XHTML, CSS, javaScript, AJAX, PHP or ASP.NET, MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server, digital graphics and rich media, planning and design, network systems and security. Students may gain accreditation from Adobe (ACA or ACE) and CIW (Certified Internet Web) Professional.

Course Content:
Year 1:
, Web Design and Development
, Interaction Planning and Authoring
, Graphics Design
, User Interface Design
, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX
, Flash and ActionScript
, Relational Database Systems and SQL
, Digital audio and video
, Graded Unit
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, Year 2:
, Advanced Web Development
, Data Analysis and Database Design
, Developing Media Rich Internet Applications
, XML and XSL
, Professional and Legal Issues
, Project Management
, Human Computer Interface
, E-commerce and E-marketing
, Fundamentals of Network Systems and Security
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Progression Opportunities:
Articulation agreements exist with a number of universities, allowing successful students to progress directly to the third year of a relevant degree programme. 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:
Successful candidates may pursue creative and/or development opportunities in web design, web development, multimedia and interactive content development, graphic design, programming, scripting, database design, development and management, animation or software engineering.

Course Assessment:
A range of continuous assessment techniques are utilised throughout the course, with a largely hands-on practical theme. Students will also undertake a Graded Unit towards the end of each year.


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