Computing with Digital Media

North Highland College UHI


Thurso Campus


The course is a locally designed programme programme which has been specifically designed both to aid progression on to the HNC Computing award and to prepare students for employment in helpdesk or junior IT posts.

Special elements of this course include the opportunity to achieve the SQA Higher Computing Science group award and a National Progression Award in Digital Passport.

All students will have the opportunity to secure a work placement with an employer, wherever possible in the Computing and IT sector, during the study of this course.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English plus one other relevant subject. Satisfactory interview and references. Practical test.

Progression Routes

HNC Computer Science

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Computing and IT

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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