What is special about this course?
This is a one-year full time course which is designed for people with an interest in computing subjects. This includes specialist awards in games design and cyber security. This course is a good stepping stone to HNC Computing. On completion students will achieve the following qualifications:
- National Qualification in Computing
- National Progression Award Computer Games Development Level 5
- National Progression Award Cyber Security Level 5
- A group of National 4 qualifications.
- A group of Standard Grades at General Level.
- A group of Intermediate Level 1 units.
Applications from adults without formal qualifications are welcome.
NPA Games Design -
Computer Games: Design
Computer Games: Media Assets
Computer Games: Development
NPA Cyber Security -
Computing: Computer Hardware and Systems
Computing: Digital Media Elements for Applications
Computing: Applications Development
Social Media Literacy
Computing: Office and Personal Productivity Apps
Computer Networking Fundamentals
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
The majority of teaching is done face to face and is classroom based.
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Candidates who successfully complete this course can progress to:
- Further Study
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.