Course Title: HND Web Development

Group Award Code: GL81 16

Modes of Study:

  • Classroom Learning Full Time  & Part Time
  • Distance Learning – Full Time & Part Time

Starting from: Jan & Aug

Course Introduction

This course HND in Web Development is designed to develop experience and skills in creative interactive media with an emphasis on web design and development. Students will aim to produce a portfolio of work to represent their design and development skills. Students will learn to build dynamic websites that deliver content in a variety of formats for computers, smartphones and tablets. You will have access to current smartphones and tablets for testing your mobile websites.

The course HND in Digital Content introduces you to both client and server side technologies with opportunities to prepare and develop web interfaces and multimedia rich content incorporating Photoshop and Illustrator and a range of other Adobe products. The faculty has access to the full Adobe suite which can be utilised to produce creative and engaging media content for inclusion within your websites.


What will you study?

Students will study a selection of appropriate units designed to develop student’s skills and competencies to enable further study in interactive media further by joining any university in UK.

☑ Human Computer Interface

☑ Designing & Developing Interactive Products

☑ Web Development: Dynamically Generated Content

☑ Web Technologies 2: HTML, CSS and JavaScript

☑ Web Development: Tools and Techniques

☑  e-commerce solutions

☑ Interactive Media Composition

☑ Client-side Scripting for Web Applications

☑ Digital Marketing Fundamentals

☑ Web Development: Graded Unit 2

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements: 

☑ HNC in Digital Design and Web Development

☑ Vendors Neutral Certificates / Qualifications are also accepted

☑ Other equivalent qualifications or computing experience will also be considered

☑ Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience


Additional Selection Requirements: 

All applications are subject to an interview to assess suitability in terms of academic qualifications and motivation. Reference will also be considered.


Students will be invited for a group and/or individual interview where they will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and to tell us why they are interested in this particular area.

Course Development Routes:

This course integrates learning materials from industry standard vendors such as CIW, adobe which can help to prepare students for a variety of vendor certification exams.

On completion of this certificate or during the course, units relevant to any particular vendor’s certification students can appear to equip themselves with the global recognised and employers demand qualification.

All vendors external exams fee has to be borne by the students. Pearson/Certiport Administrator will provide help and assistance for booking any Vendors specific external exam.


Career Prospects:

Graduates from this programme will be well-positioned to apply for industry jobs such as;

  1. Graphic Designer
  2. Website Designer
  3. Website Developer
  4. Software Application Developer
  5. Application Developer
  6. Computer Games Developer
  7. Animator
  8. 3D Modeller
  9. 2D Modeller
  10. Visual Effects and CGI
  11. Video Production


Progression route on course completion:

On completion of this course, candidates will move on to the following:

  1. Entry into the 2nd or 3rd year of related degree programmes at most UK universities.

Target Audience:

Learners are likely to come from the following target groups:

  1. School leavers
  2. Adult returners to education
  3. Those in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects


Application Forms

The forms are available to download from our website. HND Application Form can be collected from the Admissions Office.

Funding Available:

1. Full Time: https://www.saas.gov.uk/full-time

2. Part Time: https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

For Students who don’t qualify for the above fundings:

How much HNC/HND course will cost?

For students living (domiciled) in Scotland or the European Union and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees will apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)


Full-time per year (can be paid in instalments)  £1,285
Part-time (can be divided per unit)  £1,285

Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.

We also provide flexible fee instalments to help students in paying their fee.

There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies and also to cover cost of living whilst studying. Contact the college for more details.

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