Computing NextGen

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


Our HNC Computing will allow you to explore a variety of technologies in this digital world and understand the underlying concepts. You will be introduced to a selection of areas that impact aspects of all our daily lives including Basic Computing Concepts, Coding and Software Development, Networking and Cyber Security, Technical Support, UX design and Web Development, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

Each subject area is tailored towards current job opportunities in the industry which will give you the best opportunity to succeed in this dynamic and exciting area of work.

Depending on where your new-found passion lies, there are options for you to progress on to HND level in your chosen subject area(s).

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher; or Foundation Apprenticeship IT: Software Development or IT: Hardware and System Support; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level