About the course

This course provides you with hands-on experience of software development. You will gain valuable skills and experience in the use of C, Visual Basic, and the more general web technologies of HTML, JavaScript and CSS. You’ll also learn about a range of hardware and build your understanding of the technical specifications of components. You will also improve your communications skills and the skills needed to work successfully in the IT sector.

What you will study

  • Software design and development
  • Client-side customisation of web pages 
  • Website production
  • Database design


  • A combination of course work and projects
  • Lectures combined with practical workshops

Entry requirements

  • This course leads direct from successful completion of the IT Software Level 3 90 Credit Diploma

Costs and loans

  • The Advanced Learner Loan is available for this course

Moving on 

  • Computing Foundation Degree - University of Greenwich
  • Creative Computing Foundation Degree - University
  • Other HE/Degree or HNC/D Computing/IT courses at university
  • Employment in the IT/Software industries

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