NQ Computing with Cyber Security NC

What is special about this course?

The course will provide you with the skills required to be successful in the digital age - you will learn how to build, upgrade and fault find on computer systems and networks as well as developing skills in Cyber Security.  You will also have the opportunity to develop programs for mobile devices, and gain a professionally recognised qualification in Professional Computer Fundamentals.

Entry requirements

Due to the nature of the course you will be invited along for an informal interview/information session to allow the team to find out more about you and to assess your suitability for the course.

Mature students

  • Selection by interview

School leavers/progressing students

  • Successful completion of Level 5 Computing
  • 4 Intermediate 2 passes including English or Mathematics/National 5 passes including English or Mathematics.

Subjects include:-

  • server administration fundamentals
  • hardware and systems
  • programming for mobile devices
  • cyber security
  • computing project

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • face-to-face

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Progression onto HNC Computing
  • Careers in Computing support, Website design, IT systems design/support.

Is there more information available online?

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