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Digital Design and Web Development (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Applied Computing & Digital Technologies, Faculty of Business

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

28th Aug 2017, 2 years

28th Aug 2017, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This year of the course further explores coding skills, particularly in front-end languages and technologies. There will be an emphasis on design and development of content and user engagement for responsive web products.

You'll build on skills from HNC Digital Design and Web Development or HNC Web Development and develop further techniques in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, framework development, interface design, media creation and optimisation.

To showcase your skills you'll complete the year by developing a specialist project in several of the subject areas.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • 12- 15 Credit HNC Digital Design and Web Development;OR
  • 12 - 15 Credit HNC Web Development.

We prefer a 15 credit HNC.

 

What you study

  • HTML5.
  • CSS.
  • Native JavaScript.
  • Client side Frameworks.
  • Responsive Design.
  • User Interface Design for Web.
  • Team Working in Computing.
  • Systems Development.
  • PHP.
  • MySQL.
  • Database Creation and Database Integration.
  • Apache Server.
  • User experience.
  • Web Based Learning Applications.
  • Mobile Application Development.
  • Photoshop/Illustrator.

 

After the course

Careers

Apply for various job vacancies, such as a junior web developer/designer.

Continuing Study

You'll have the opportunity to progress to the following degree courses at university:

  • BSc (Hons) Web and Mobile Development at the University of the West of Scotland.
  • BSc/BSc (Hons) Interactive Media Design at Napier University.
  • BSc/BSc (Hons) Digital Media at Napier University.
  • BSc/BSc (Hons) Creative Computing at Napier University.
  • BEng (Hons) Web Technologies at Napier University.

 

Teaching

How the course is taught

Lectures, tutorials, practical activities, group work, peer assessment, demonstration, student input to lessons.

Assessment methods

Mix of practical and written assessments, multiple choice tests, closed book assessment, reports, presentations.

 

Additional Information

Materials

External Storage space, online web space (free or paid).

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    28th Aug 2017, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome