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During this course you will gain the following skills:

  • master computational thinking skills in computing contexts
  • work with advanced concepts and processes in computing science
  • apply skills and knowledge in analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation to a range of digital solutions
  • apply creative problem-solving skills across a range of contexts
  • develop autonomous learning, investigative and research skills
  • communicate advanced computing concepts clearly and concisely, using appropriate terminology

Level SCQF 7

Delivery Online: Virtual Schools Timetable


Location Highland Council Virtual School

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

  • Software Design and Development
  • Computer Systems
  • Database Design and Development
  • Web Design and Development

What next...

On successful completion, you might consider studying from a range of our ICT courses now available up to degree level.


Entry requirements...

Higher Computing Science (or other Computing-based qualification).

Candidates who have not achieved Higher Computing Science may still apply and other Highers will be considered. You may be required to take an entrance test to prove your capability of studying Computing Science at this level.