Digital Media Basics SCQF Level 4

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

There are no formal entry requirements, however interest in this area should be demonstrated in your personal statement.


Subjects studied include:

  • Computer hardware and systems 
  • Video acquisition 
  • Audio acquisition
  • Still images acquisition 

How will I study my course?

    Blended Learning.

    How long will my course last?

    18 Week

    January start

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date



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


    You may be eligible to apply for a Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • Computing with Web Design SCQF Level 5
    • Computing with Cyber Security Level 6
    • Enhanced career prospects where knowledge of IT is required.

    Is there more information available online?

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    This is an excellent beginners course to give you an introduction to a variety of computing and digital media based topics.  It will provide you with the necessary skills to allow you to progress into full time education.

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness 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.