Computing HNC (Senior Phase)


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This HNC Computing will provide you with useful foundations for a successful career in computing and technology.

It is a broad-based course which will introduce you to, and develop your knowledge of aspects of software development, technical support, networking and web development.


Level SCQF 7


Location Inverness Campus

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

Mandatory units may include:

  • Computer systems and network fundamentals
  • Developing client and server sided websites
  • Developing mobile applications
  • Professionalism and ethics in computing
  • Programming languages and programming paradigms
  • Team working in computing
  • Troubleshooting computing problems

What next... 

  • On completion of your course you might like to consider a career as a trainee programmer, systems analyst, or database administrator.
  • On successful completion of the HNC Computing, it may be possible to progress to the second year of the HND Computer Science, and then to the third year of the BSc (Hons) Computing degree.

Entry requirements...

  • 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above and 3 National 5 passes in appropriate subjects, such as: Computing Science; Mathematics; English; Engineering; Physics; Chemistry; Music; Business Management; or Design and Manufacture