HND Computer Science - Places Available
Full-time, one year
From 28 Aug 2017
For direct entry into Year 2 of the HND learners should have successfully passed HNC Computing (2012 version). While success at HNC Computing necessitates passing only 12 credits including the mandatory units learners must have achieved 15 credits before moving onto Year 2 of the HND.
This qualification aims to meet the challenges of accommodating employers who require well-qualified learners who can demonstrate competency in a wide variety of related skills:
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 HND Computing Games.
You may also be eligible for direct entry into year 2 of degree programmes at partner universities. There is also the possibility of employment in the games and software industry.