Certificate: Computing with Computer Games Design and Cyber Security

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course gives you exposure to the many different aspects of the digital sector, and enables you to make a more informed choice as to which area they are most interested in for further study or employment. As well as achieving National Progression Awards in Computer Games Development, Cyber Security and Digital Media, you will also receive a CISCO Certificate on completion of the CISCO Get Connected unit.

CISCO, part of Microsoft's infrastructure. is the world's most robust IT infrastructure brand and a well-known household name for global tech companies.

You will also be introduced to games design and development, including the use of the Games Engine Unreal - the world's most advanced and cutting-edge real time 3D creation tool.

Subjects Include:
Cyber Fundamentals; Internet Safety; Data Security; Computer Programming for Beginners; NPA Computer Games: Design, Media Assets and Development; NPA Digital Media: Audio, Still Images and Moving Images; Website design fundamentals; Introduction to computer networking; Get Connected; Unreal Games Engine for Beginners.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 3 including English. Interview.

Progression Routes

Intermediate Certificate: Computing with Software Development and Cyber Security or Intermediate Certificate: Computer Games Design and Animation (with eSports) SCQF Level 5

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Digital, Computing and Cyber

SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT