The HND Interactive Media is a practical based course will give you an opportunity to explore your creative design skills as well as developing the technical skills to implement your design in a web environment. Students will be given an opportunity to work on real life projects and will be working with real clients. This will give you an in-depth understanding of what to expect when working within a webrelated role for an employer. Year two focuses on the importance of adhering to professional and legal standards when working in the web environment.
This course is suitable if you have achieved Higher Qualifications in relevant subject area, or have successfully completed a related non-advanced College course. For those returning to education, life skills and experience in the workplace may allow entry subject to availability.
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
This course is designed for students who would like to specialise in the Interactive Media and Web development aspects of the computer industry. It is ideal for those with a natural flair for design and creation of Interactive Media and provides an in-depth start to either further study or a professional life.
For further information on this course, please visit the SQA website www.sqa.org.uk
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
This course is mainly assessed on a continuous basis and coursework takes the form of essays, reports, presentations, case studies and practical projects. Most of the assessment of student work is undertaken by College staff.
PROGRESSION ROUTES / CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
On successful completion of the course, students can progress directly to third year of nominated degree courses. Career opportunities may include employment as web designers or multimedia application developers
COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES
Self Describing Data (XML)
Interactive Media Composition
Designing and Developing an Interactive Product
Client Side Scripting for Web Applications
Human Computer Interface
Sound and Vision for Interactivity
Managing Database Systems Using SQL
Interactive Media: Graded Unit
Professional and Legal Issues for Interactive Media Developers
Web Development: Dynamically Generated Content
Building an E-Business
AT WHICH COLLEGE CENTRE WILL I STUDY?
Tel: + 44 (0)1224 612330
TO APPLY FOR THIS COURSE
Or complete this application form and send it to the following address:
The Admissions Manager,
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
Aberdeen AB25 1BN