Computing Science

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


This Computing course focuses mainly on software development, but also includes networking and databases. It would be ideal for anyone wishing to develop their technical skills or progress onto further study in these areas of computing.

The course is pitched at an ideal level for anyone currently in S5/6 at school or anyone who has been out of education for a number of years and is interested in developing coding skills.

During the course you will build and configure your own PC, which will be provided free to you upon successful completion of the course if you are in receipt of a bursary or EMA.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5, preferably including Maths or Computing Science; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

NQ level Computing programmes

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level