Computing, IT and Digital Media

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


This course provides continuing students the chance to improve and develop their skills, and acts as an access route into a career in computing for those with relevant school qualifications or practical experience.

This is a practical and hands on course giving the opportunity to learn skills and knowledge in a wide range of computing disciplines.

This course will give you the opportunity to experience several different computing disciplines including:

Software development; Office applications; Ethical hacking; Digital forensics; Data security; Computer networking fundamentals; Mobile technology systems.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

HNC Computing (NextGen) or HNC Cyber Security

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT