Computing with Digital Media (Level 5)

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus


This course is designed to develop your knowledge of contemporary applications of computing and digital media in current use. This course offers the opportunity to explore a range of computing disciplines; Interactive Media/Web Development, Software Development, Technical Support and Networking.

You will cover web design fundamentals and development, computer hardware and systems and applications development. You will look at modern-day advancements in mobile technology and personal computer applications, and complete a computing project. You will also complete an NPA Digital Literacy and NPA Games Development at Level 5, and Digital Acquisition and Editing: Video and Digital Media: Still Images Editing at Level 6. You will also cover Communications and Numeracy at Level 5 (or potentially Level 6).

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4

Progression Routes

HNC Computing; HND Digital Design and Development (Web Development)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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