Certificate in Computer Technology with Cyber Security

Course Content

Technology affects the way we live, socialise and play. Computing skills are essential in today’s workplace. This certificate course will help you build a path that can lead to a variety of computing-related careers. The main focus is teaching you key skills in cyber security, coding, networking and team work. Your subjects include:

·       Introduction to Linux

·       Introduction to Digital Forensics

·       Software Development

·       Web Development

·       Computing Project

Learning is 16 hours per week over 3 days. Class activities will include hacking, coding, presentations and team work.

Entry Requirements

Completion of a strong personal statement explaining your interest in the course, please contact us for support if needed. You may be invited to a recruitment workshop to ensure this is the right course for you. All applicants may also be asked to provide a reference.

Method of Assessment

Each unit will have its own assessment. Methods of assessment include multiple choice tests, coding tasks, short reports and project work.

Future Prospects

This course offers progression onto our HN courses in Software Development, Digital Design & Web Development, Cyber Security, Games Development, Networking & Computer Science. Eventual progression from HN to University.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Computing & Creative Media

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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