Computer Science

UHI Shetland


Lerwick Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The HND Computer Science course has been designed to meet the growing needs of IT and computing-related sectors, giving you an up-to-date, recognised qualification within the context of an ever-changing employment market.

The range of optional subjects available will allow you to focus on different aspects, perhaps where there is a local demand for particular skills. The inclusion of subjects such as cloud computing, convergence technologies, network technology and advanced software development will ensure that your qualification is relevant for the 21st century.

On successful completion you will be able to demonstrate competency in a wide range of related skills such as design and implementation of applications including: database design; website design and support; mobile application development; and technical support.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above. You may be asked to attend for interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

4 years


Computing and IT

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT