NC Computer Games and Software Development
Full-time, one year
Four National 5 passes (including Computing Science or Mathematics) or NQ qualification at Level 5 in a computing related area. A place on the course is subject to an interview process. Students without any formal qualifications, but with life experience and a demonstrable interest in the subject area will also be considered for entry.
Subjects may include
Computing skills have been identified by the Scottish Executive and key industry bodies as being vital to the future of the Scottish economy. There is estimated to be a shortfall of circa 100000 jobs in this sector in the next 5 years in the UK and very competitive starting salaries are on offer. This course is an excellent starting point for those who want to explore a career in computing
If you complete this course successfully you will be eligible for progression onto HNC Computer Games Development. There is also the possibility of entry level jobs in the computing and IT industry