Computing and Creative Digital Skills


Digital skills are in great demand for our future economy, and we offer a growing range of computing and digital media courses at every level from entry to degree.

Here's Course Leader and lecturer Heckie Cormack explains how our courses are designed to help you be industry ready and able to learn and work remotely:

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Computing with Digital Media NC Level 5

Whether you're checking social media, keeping up with YouTube, or playing your favourite game, you are interacting with the work of a team of coders, video editors, designers, artists and animators. If you want to join them, this course is the perfect start.

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Computing with Digital Media NC Level 6

Further develop your computing and digital media skills and explore how to create everything from mobile games to broadcast news. Be surrounded by talented, creative, and technically minded students. You'll be challenged, inspired and above all supported.

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Computing HNC

Meet the growing needs of IT and computing-related sectors with up-to-date, recognised qualification in an ever-changing employment market. This is a broad-based course which will introduce and develop your knowledge of software development, technical support, networking and web development.
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Computer Science HND

A course designed to meet the growing needs of IT and computing-related sectors, giving you an up-to-date, recognised qualification within the context of an ever-changing employment market.
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Digital Design and Web Development HNC

Gain professional understanding of how to develop interactive and digital media products and build your career in an ever-changing industry. Develop a wide range of transferable skills in a number of key disciplines including, graphic design, 2D animation, web design, application and games development, audio/video production and programming.

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Digital Design and Development HND

Enhance your employability with an up-to-date, relevant qualification which develops your creativity in the design and production of digital/interactive products. This course opens the option to progress to degree level studies on our Interactive Media BSc (Hons)

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Applied Software Development BSc (Hons)

Artificial intelligence and data analytics are being used by IBM to support a range of global challenges. In collaboration with IBM, UHI has created this innovative BSc (Hons) Applied Software Development degree to help you develop the skills, knowledge, creativity and confidence to be successful within this field.