John Wheatley College

Part Time HNC Computing

John Wheatley College
In Glasgow

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Typology HNC
Location At 2 venues (Scotland)
Description

Applicants who have a keen interest in study at an advanced level, preferably with an NC in a computing based subject, (including Communications and Numeracy) or at least one Higher Grade qualification. Candidates with appropriate experience may be accepted to HNC through the interview process without the minimum qualifications.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Glasgow
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2 Haghill Road, G31 3SR

Starts

On request
Glasgow
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1200 Westerhouse Road, G34 9HZ

Starts

On request

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Course programme

HNC Computing

Aimed at: Applicants who have a keen interest in study at an advanced level, preferably with an NC in a computing based subject, (including Communications and Numeracy) or at least one Higher Grade qualification. Candidates with appropriate experience may be accepted to HNC through the interview process without the minimum qualifications.

Location: Easterhouse and East End Campus

Available: Full-Time, Part-Time

Units Include:
  • Computer Architecture
  • Information Technology Applications Software 1
  • Planning
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Working Within a Project Team
  • Examination
  • Software Development (Event Driven Programming - Visual Basic)
  • Software Development (Developing for the World Wide Web)
  • Software Development (Object Orientated Programming - Java)
  • Developing Multimedia Applications
  • Introduction to e-commerce
  • Hardware Installation and Maintenance
  • Providing Support to Users
  • Multi-User Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Building Local Area Networks
  • Administering Network System
  • Network Technology and Data Communications
  • Information Systems and Services
  • Information Technology Applications Software 2
  • CCNA - Semesters 1 - 4 as appropriate
Progression:
  • Employment in a computing/information technology related technical or support role, e.g. programmer, network technician, desktop support, applications developer.
  • HND in Software Development at Glasgow College of Nautical Studies or Central College.
  • HND in Technical Support at Central College or Glasgow College of Nautical Studies.

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