Course Levels

Introductory courses to HNCs, HNDs and Degree Pathways

Campus Locations

Dunfermline, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy

Study Options

Full-time, part time, online

Applications Open

Start studying in August 2024

Why Choose Digital, Computing and Cyber at Fife College?

There’s never been a better time to consider a career in Digital, Computing and Cyber, with one in ten of all Scottish job vacancies in the digital sector. What’s more, the average salary for digital technology professionals is higher than the average Scottish salary and is continuing to grow

Our courses will equip you with the specialist computer science and digital media skills you need to pursue a career in areas such as Software Development, Cyber Security, Computer Arts, 3D Animation, Computer Games Design, Digital Design and eSports.

We’ve also recently invested hugely in our digital infrastructure, including the purchase of equipment to allow access to real-life cyber threats and different operating systems, creating the highest quality learning environment. The integration of real-life experience will provide students with valuable experience with the latest software and intrusion detection systems, giving you the edge over other similarly qualified applicants when you enter the job market.

Strong digital and cyber skills can lead to many exciting job opportunities, not only in IT businesses but across all sectors including Banking and Finance, Creative Industries, Education, Engineering, Tourism, Healthcare and the Public Sector. In fact, 82% of all job applications these days require digital skills.

With qualifications available at every level of study, from introductory courses up to HNCs, HNDs and degrees, we can help you gain the practical skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

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Our Digital, Computing and Cyber Courses

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We offer courses which lead to careers in the following areas:

Cyber Security

Games Development and Design

3D Computer Animation


Digital Design

Web Development

Software Development



Further Options

Free, online short-courses in Data Science

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Free, online short-courses in Data Science

Progress to a Degree

Did you know that our HNC and HND Digital, Computing and Cyber courses are the equivalent of the first and second years of a degree?

Depending on the subject you study, successfully completing an HNC or HND in Digital, Computing and Cyber courses at Fife College could mean you have the opportunity to progress to years 2 or 3 of a related BSc or BSc (Hons) degree course at one of the following partner universities:

Abertay University

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Heriot Watt University 

University of the Highlands and Islands 

Open University

Robert Gordon University 

University of Stirling

University of the West of Scotland

Studying Digital, Computing and Cyber at Fife College can be a more cost-effective, local alternative route to the same degree in Scotland, in the same amount of time!


What Happens after I Apply?

There are four possible outcomes from your interview:

(For courses where an interview is not required, you may be asked for additional information e.g. a portfolio, before a decision is made.)

1. Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.

2. Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.


3. You may be added to a waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.

If any spaces become available, you will be contacted nearer the course start date.

4. Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
       They may be able to help you find another suitable course.

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With the cost of living crisis set to rise higher and higher, we have put in place a number of measures to help support our students during their studies at Fife College through these hard times. 

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