• HND Computer Science - Places Available

  • SCQF Level

    Level 8

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    From 28 Aug 2017

  • Campus Availability


Start Here

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.

What's Involved

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:

  • Design and maintain a web site
  • Carry out technical support
  • Develop small scale stand alone and mobile applications

  • Demonstrate the recognised soft skills required to work in small groups
  • Software development, database management and technical support/networking themes can all be traced through this programme.

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

Go Anywhere

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.

Start Date

28 Aug 2017



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