Introduction to Computing and Digital Media

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


This introduction course is designed for those looking to improve their creative digital skills. You will gain knowledge and skills in different areas of computing which will be useful if you are looking to progress to other Computing or Digital Media courses at Edinburgh College. You will develop skills in the basics of Microsoft Office as well as complete projects in digital media and programming.

What you will learn:

Digital skills using Microsoft Office; Basic programming skills using Scratch; Digital media practical skills using a range of equipment; Basic digital media editing software skills in the areas of photography and image editing, video, animation and audio; Independent and group working skills.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

Digital Media Basics - Computing (NPA)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

20 weeks


Routes into Education of Employment

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT