Computer Science

Qualification Title:

SQA Higher National Diploma Computer Science at SCQF Level 8


Duration:

24 Months / 4 Semesters (Full Time)

30 Months / 5 Semesters (Part Time)


Entry Requirements:

1 GCE ‘A’ Level with Grade E and above AND 4 Credits in GCE ‘O’ Level OR

1 GCE ‘A’ Level with Grade E and above AND 4 IGCSE with Grade C and above OR

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in IT (QCF) OR

BDTVEC Diploma IT OR

NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing OR

Related BTEC Level 3 qualification OR

NCC Education Level 5 Diploma in Computing OR

Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (QCF) OR

Higher National Certificate in Computing OR

Any other acceptable qualification


Modules:

  • Computer Systems Fundamentals

  • Developing Software: Introduction

  • E-Commerce: Publishing Web Sites

  • Team Working in Computing

  • Troubleshooting Computing Problems

  • Multimedia: Developing Multimedia Applications

  • Network Concepts

  • Professionalism and Ethics in Computing

  • HNC Computing: Graded Unit 1 (Exam)

  • Melayu Islam Beraja

  • Database Design

  • Systems Development: Introduction

  • Software Development: Developing Websites for Multiplatform Use

  • Software Development: Object Oriented Programming

  • Managing a Web Server

  • Mobile Technology

  • Relational Database Management Systems

  • Computing: PC Hardware and Operating System Essentials

  • Convergence Technologies

  • Software Development: Data Structures

  • Computer Science: Graded Unit 2 (Project)