Introduction to Computing with Cyber Security (Level 4)

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


If you are thinking about a career in computing, this is the perfect place to start and will introduce you to every element of computing, which can launch you into an exciting and ever-evolving career.

Computing has changed rapidly over the last 10 years, websites have become more user friendly and compatible with a range of devices; PC, tablet & smartphones, games have become more complex and the demand for apps is increasing.

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is also here to stay, and has an impact on everything we do digitally, failure to comply carries heavy fines, this means computing skills are in high demand.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

Computing courses at SCQF Level 5/6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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