Computing with Digital Media NC Level 6

What is special about this course?

The course aims to prepare students for employment in the Computing and Digital Media industries. 

It will strengthen and extend your knowledge within a broad range of computing and media disciplines, both practical and theoretical.

You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge in computer hardware & networking, academic writing, projects  and website development.

Entry requirements


4 National 5s (2 at A or B and 2 at A-D), one of which must be English


satisfactory attainment of a prerequisite SCQF Level 5 course or equivalent.

The course develops knowledge and skills in a range of computing subject areas such as:
• Website Development
• Advanced Office Applications
• Data Security
• Communication
• Hardware and Networking
• Software Development


Students are required to have their own earphones.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

The method of teaching is face-to-face lectures, tutorials and workbooks which the learners are able to work through at their own pace.  All material delivered in class is also available on our Virtual Learning Environment, including quizzes to test your knowledge.

The course is assessment by a variety of methods which includes:- portfolio evidence, open book tasks - practical and theoretical, closed book question papers.

How long will my course last?


Full time: 1 year
Part-time opportunities may be available.

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

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The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

The course will provide an opportunity to enter employment at a junior level in Computing and Digital Media.
Opportunity to progress to the HNC Computing or HNC Digital Design and Web Development.

Is there more information available online?

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What our students, graduates and staff say

The NC, level 6 course really helps students decide if a career in the Computing, IT or Interactive Multimedia sector is for them.  We encourage students to be hard working and well-motivated. As a result, many of our students either chose to  go into employment at a junior level in Computing, IT or IMC or chose to study Computing or Interactive Multimedia and progress to HNC, HND and onto our degree programme.

Apply for Computing with Digital Media NC Level 6

I want to start in 2020/21

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