Computing Science Advanced Higher


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During this course you will gain the following skills:

  • master computational thinking skills in computing contexts
  • work with advanced concepts and processes in computing science
  • apply skills and knowledge in analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation to a range of digital solutions
  • apply creative problem-solving skills across a range of contexts
  • develop autonomous learning, investigative and research skills
  • communicate advanced computing concepts clearly and concisely, using appropriate terminology

Level SCQF 7

Delivery Virtual Schools Timetable


Location Highland Council Virtual Schools

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

  • Software Design and Development
  • Computer Systems
  • Database Design and Development
  • Web Design and Development

What next...

On successful completion, you might consider studying from a range of our ICT courses now available up to degree level.


Entry requirements...

Pupils are expected to have achieved Higher Maths and Higher Computing Science at A or B, or a computing related subject such as Admin.

Consideration will still be given to all those not meeting these exact qualifications by way of completing a screening activity at the college to establish eligibility.