Computing with Digital Media

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


The NQ in Computing with Digital Media at SCQF level 5 develops knowledge and understanding of general computing and digital media as well as specific areas of choice. This course develops practical, technical, creative and transferable skills which will provide opportunities to advance to higher level courses.

This qualification covers areas such as digital media for applications, application development, digital media integration, creative computing, information literacy, network literacy and social media literacy. There is also a creative computing project.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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