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Computer Programming and Web Design - Computer Programming and Web Design (Level 3) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

Enjoy creating computer programs, websites and smartphone apps? Then this is the course for you. We’ll enable you to combine your creative ideas with the latest technology and generate multimedia applications for use in the real world.
The focus of this course is to give you the skills and knowledge on a variety of programming languages enabling you to get a good job and career in computer programming. You will gain real experience undertaking real projects using current industry standard programming software on Macs and PC’s.
Students who complete this course will be ideally placed to pursue a career in programming and multimedia digital fields.

Course content

• Computer programming
• Computer games development
• Website design and development
• App development and testing
• SQL database development
• Object oriented programming
• Raspberry PI Programming
• Digital and infographics
• Web server scripting
• Design content for using: Visual Basic, HTML5, Python, C++, JAVA, JavaScript,  SS,
The Level 3 course is designed as a two year study programme but there is an option to undertake a one year diploma instead. Please ask for more details at your interview.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade C or above to include English and Mathematics OR BTEC Level 2 qualification OR NVQ Level 2 OR VRQ Level 2.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

After completing this course the next stage is to progress to Employment, an Apprenticeship or Higher Education.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: ICTL3WDFM1


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      By Road: 
      The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20 on the M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton.
      By Rail: 
      The Castleton rail station is 2 miles from the Middleton campus, and takes around ten minutes to reach by bus.
      By Bus: 
      The No. 17 bus service runs frequent between Rochdale and Manchester approximately every ten minutes and stops at the entrance to the Middleton Campus.