Why Choose Digital, Computing and Cyber at Fife College?
There has never been a better time to consider a career in Digital, Computing and Cyber. In an industry that contributes nearly £5bn to the Scottish economy, it’s estimated that 13,000 new roles are created on an annual basis within Scotland’s emerging digital sectors. People working in these sectors are 23% more likely to be employed on a full-time, permanent basis, and earn a salary that is on average 26 per cent higher than the Scottish average.
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, Computer Networking, Cyber Security, Computer Arts, 3D Animation, Computer Gaming and Digital Design.
And with 82 percent of all job applications requiring digital skills, there are many exciting job opportunities, not only in IT businesses but across all sectors including Banking and Finance, Creative Industries, Education, Engineering, Tourism, Healthcare and Public Sector.
With qualifications available at every level of study, from a part-time basic computer class such as the European Computer Driving Licence Course (ECDL), up to HNCs, HNDs and even 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
We offer courses which lead to careers in the following areas::
Digital TV Production
Mobile App Development
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:
Edinburgh Napier University
Glasgow Caledonian University
University of the West of Scotland
Alternatively, if you study HND: 3D Computer Animation, you could stay on at Fife College, and progress to our BA (Hons): Creative Enterprise, delivered at our Glenrothes Campus. You could even stay on at Fife College and study all three years of your BSc: Applied Networking Technologies degree at our Kirkcaldy campus. So either way, 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:
Unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
Conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.
Waiting list: you have met all entry requirements; however, the course is full.
If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.
Unsuccessful: speak to our Guidance Team.
They may be able to help you find another suitable course.
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