HND Information Systems Technology (Year 2) - Full Time
Who is this course aimed at?
The course is for students who wish to gain employment, at a supervisory level in the area of information technology and information systems development. The course is targeted at students who wish to follow a career in business applications using relational database management systems technology, and those who wish to become database administrators. This could also lead to employment in a supervisory capacity, tailoring and/or writing scripts to automate aspects of information technology applications for users with less expertise, or work in a IT and desktop support technician role.
What entry requirements will I need?
Successful completion of HNC IT & System Support (15 credits). Entry is subject to interview where you will be assessed on attitude, motivation and determination to succeed.
How and where will I study?
One year full-time following successful completion of an appropriate HNC.
What will I study on this course?
This award allows you to select optional units in clusters to specialise in a specific area. For instance training towards the MCITP Desktop Support Technician Windows 7 Client can be embedded in this programme.
Job and progression routes?
Year 3 BSc Information Technology at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Year 3 BSc Internet Information at the University of Aberdeen or Year 3 Computing and Networking degree at the University of Abertay, Dundee. There may also be opportunity to progress to other degree courses at other universities. There is potential for employment in a wide variety of areas, ranging from database analyst to first line support.