Advanced Computer Systems Development
This is a new course designed on response to demands from local industry. Identified skills shortages within Scotland have resulted in staff being recruited from outwith the local area. The course will bring degree- or equivalently-qualified computer professionals with significant experience up-to-date in software and software development practices, enhancing their ability in the work setting. In particular it offers theability to reskill the workforce in order to be capable of implementing new IT strategies or review current and developing trends to assess likely investment decisions. For employees it offers the ability to upgrade their skills and simultaneously to enhance their qualifications. As the course was designed in response to specific requests from industrialists in the local area, who had identified the need to recruit from outside Scotland in order to attract suitably qualified and skilled staff, employment prospects are expected to be good.