Computing Science Higher

What is special about this course?

Higher Computing Science will build on your existing computing skills and introduce you to an advanced range of computational processes and thinking and develops a rigorous approach to the design and development process across a variety of contemporary contexts. You will gain an awareness of the importance that computing professionals play in meeting the needs of society today and for the future, in fields which include science, education, business and industry.

Entry requirements

One National 5 in a related subject area.

Candidates who have not achieved qualifications at the appropriate level may be required to take an entrance test.  You should apply for this course and sit the entrance test (if necessary) as soon as possible

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

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening
  • Online

Develop skills and education in a flexible way - our course is designed to be inspiring and engaging - your own location is no barrier to enrolling on this course. All you need is access to a computer and wifi.

Remote delivery is the new era for increasing your education.  
Study this course remotely, with remote tutorials on Thursday evenings 6 pm – 8 pm.


How long will my course last?


9 Months

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso

Start date

September

Fees

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

What can I do on completion of my course?

Students who successfully achieve the Higher Computing Science can progress to the HNC Computing course

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Computing Science Higher

We are no longer accepting applications for 2021/22

I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at North Highland College UHI. North Highland 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.