The Advanced Diploma in Computing: Software development provides students with the practical skills and theoretical business knowledge employers in Software Development are looking for.
Our diploma programs get advanced entry to universities nationally and internationally.
The HND/Advanced Software Development Diploma at SCQF level 8 provides current skills in specialist technical software development, and up-to-date knowledge in programming and systems development.
The Focus College HND/Advanced Computing: Software Development Diploma Program is instructed by one of the best Software Developers in the country, and is accepted internationally at 72 Universities around the world. Our diploma program is currently the best in Canada, with international designation by the Scottish Qualifying Authority.
Held to the highest regulatory standard, we are able and give our students the most advanced skills in the industry.
Software Developers are in Demand
Software developers are in demand, and are some of the best paying, fun, and flexible jobs in the world. With the average median wage of $70,000 a year and growth of 19% between 2017-2024 vocations like software developer specialists, app developers, web developers, telecommunications specialists and internal systems software developers are the careers of the future. The most efficient and productive path to secured employment in these fields or in any Software Development related discipline is through our HND/Advanced Diploma in Computing: Software Development at Focus College.
The software development curriculum includes: new development, modification, reuse, re-engineering, and maintenance.
Is Software Development Right for You?
Our Admissions Department at Focus College can help you to decide if Software Development is the best option for your career path.
Get in touch with our Admission Dept. at Focus College and speak with one of our representatives in more detail about the Software Development curriculum and if its going to be the right choice for you.
- Develop students knowledge and skills in planning, developing and evaluating software applications
- Develop employment based skills in the IT/Software Development industry
- Learn transferable skills across all platforms
- Develop study and research skills
- Develop language skills
- Develop a range of contemporary software development skills that are required by industry
- Prepare students for competitive international markets
- Prepare students for progression to degree study at the 72 partner Universities around the world
Advanced IT/Software Development Diploma Program Requirements
Minimum Grade 12 or Equivalent Canadian qualification
If English is a second language students are required to have an IELTS level 6.0 or equivalent to be accepted into the course. Students who upon starting the program realize their language proficiency proves to be significantly lower than what is expected of an IELTS 6.0, will be required to take an English course at Focus College before continuing their studies. This ensures each of our students is fully ready for employment upon completion of the it/software development program.