Introduction to Computing and Digital Media

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This course introduces the skills and knowledge required to access our higher-level Computing and Digital Media courses. An ideal starting point for school leavers or adult returners who are looking to progress onto a more advanced computing course.


Two National 4 qualifications OR Four National 3 qualifications. Previous employment or practical experience may be considered in place of formal entry qualifications.

Please note: Entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview, and an academic reference may be requested.


Covering a wide range of computing and digital subjects this course allows you to find out which area you would like to learn more about. It also includes a Level 4 National Progression Award in Digital Media and a Level 4 National Progression Award in Data Science.

You will have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Data Science
  • Data Citizenship
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Hardware and Systems
  • Digital Media – Still Images, Moving Images and Audio


Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: