• Computing

    HNC Computing (Computer Science)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024

Course Availability

At the moment, we are only interviewing for waiting list places for this course.


In a world where technology is everywhere, the demand for IT professionals is soaring. Explore software development, databases, troubleshooting, and more.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you'll need:

  • a minimum of one Higher, preferably two
  • Maths at SCQF Level 6 (or equivalent)
  • an interview with us

If you don’t have formal qualifications but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please do apply.

Course Content

  • Explore computer system basics, hardware, and software
  • Dive into programming, coding, and technical documentation
  • Master the software development life cycle and build interactive applications
  • Learn about databases using SQL
  • Discover user interface design for web, apps, games, and animation
  • Develop problem-solving skills in computer networking, software development, or technical support
  • Gain insights into e-commerce and secure commercial transactions over the internet
  • Enhance your maths skills in a computing context
  • Collaborate on a team-based ICT project
  • Explore professional issues, legislation, codes of conduct, and ethical considerations

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

After you have successfully completed the course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to HND Computing (Computing Science)
  • start your career in web development, software development, or database design

Why Choose This Course?

  • Hands-on experience in software development, troubleshooting, and more
  • Gain skills applicable across various industries
  • Apply your knowledge to create interactive applications and design user interfaces
  • Stay ahead with a curriculum designed to meet the demands of the evolving IT sector

Places available



Start Date

Aug 2024

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