Digital Media Basics NPA

What is special about this course?

This is an introductory course for those wishing to develop skills such as digital imaging, computer hardware and programming. It is an 18 week full-time course available from January to June. It is ideal for the novice, those with an interest in getting into the IT-related job market or those who are already working in the area but would like formal training or to update their skills in areas such as video, hardware and software development.

Entry requirements

Mature students

  • There are no formal entry requirements
  • A fee may be charged for this course.


School leavers

  • Due to the nature of this 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.
  • A fee may be charged for this course.


Subjects studied include:

  • Computer hardware
  • Video
  • Software development

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time


How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

January start

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?

  • NC Computing with Technical Support SCQF Level 5 or
  • NC Computing SCQF Level 5
  • Enhanced career prospects where knowledge of IT is required.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Digital Media Basics NPA

I want to start in 2019/20

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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