Computing with CISCO

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


This course is a stepping stone towards a career in a specialist computing science subject. During this course, you will learn a diverse range of essential computing industry skills from troubleshooting computer problems to software development and CISCO Networking.

This course is an ideal choice if you are not yet sure where your strengths lie or what area of computing you wish to specialise in.

Discover dynamic skills as you develop your knowledge of IT and achieve your career ambitions. This unique course allows you to explore different disciplines in the computer science industry before deciding on a specialist subject like Software development at 2nd year HND at Edinburgh college or another computing subject at University.

This is a hands-on and practical course that will enhance your employability skills.

What you will learn:

Computer hardware and systems; Operating systems; Software development; CISCO Networking ICDN1; Troubleshooting computer problems; Team working; Network security concepts; Ethical hacking; Linux cmd.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers including Maths, Computing Science or a science subject. Or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Skills assessment.

Progression Routes

Year 2 HND Computer Networking or BEng Cyber Security Networks and Systems at Edinburgh Napier Univeristy.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT