Certificate in Computer Technology with Gaming and Esports

Course Content

Technology affects the way we live, socialise and play. Computing and IT skills are essential in today’s workplace. This Certificate course will help you start a path that can lead to a variety of computing-related careers. The main focus is teaching learners key skills such as programming, web development and team-work. It also looks at e-sports, which requires good technical skills, teamworking ability, planning and organisation. This is a full-time course which includes classes, practical tutorials, project work and self-study sessions.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be invited to a two-stage process to assess suitability for the course.

Stage 1 - Diagnostic Test

Stage 2 - Written Piece & Interview

All applicants may also be asked to provide a reference.

Method of Assessment

Ongoing assessments throughout course and an end of year project.

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

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • 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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