Data Science NPA


Person coding at laptop



The NPA in Data Science provides foundation knowledge and skills in data science to increase awareness of the discipline and provide practical skills in data analysis.

The qualification will also raise awareness of the societal aspects of this important, emerging technology.



Level SCQF 5

Delivery Virtual Schools Timetable


Location Highland Council Virtual Schools

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

  • Data Science
  • Data Citizenship
  • Data Science Project


What next...

On  the  successful completion, you might consider studying a  variety of computing science courses at a higher level or a Modern Apprenticeship in the IT/Computing Industry.

We also offer study up to degree level with our BSc(Hons) Computing.


Entry requirements...


You don't need any previous qualification in this area, but you will need an interest in the area of data analysis/computing.