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Qualification name FdSc in Software Development - New College Durham
Qualification level 5
Awarding organisation New College Durham
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 11th September 2023
Cost description Not Provided
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This programme responds to the demand for software development skills and focuses on providing you with the cognitive and intellectual competencies specific to software development roles.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Standard entry criteria: Ideally you will hold four GCSEs at grade 4 or above including maths and English (or Level 2 equivalent). If you do not hold these qualifications you will be required to commit to study GCSE maths and English alongside the programme. International applicants require a minimum 5.5 IELTS in each band. You will be interviewed by the curriculum team (international applicants via Skype).

View the key features of this course.

This programme responds to the demand for software development skills caused by the growing popularity of the internet in addition to the software systems that run on these networks. It focuses on providing you with the cognitive and intellectual competencies specific to software development roles such as digital communications security case development web development and relational database design and development. Throughout this programme you will develop a broad knowledge of computing in addition to developing your programming skills systems analysis and design techniques database skills using industry standard database software and software development skills using our state to of to the to art IT equipment.

You could progress to a relevant degree programme at New College Durham to top to up this qualification to a degree.

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Name New College Durham
Address Framwellgate Moor
Durham
North East England
DH1 5ES
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