We have a wealth of knowledge and experience to hand, supported by a comprehensive range of computer equipment, high end computer hardware and industry standard software. Our facilities include: computer suites, dedicated hardware lab and project space for computer assembly, projects and network maintenance. We offer a range of courses from introductory to degree and Microsoft® Professional status, in subjects such as computing, computer science and interactive media. You can choose from full-time, part-time, day and evening courses. We also give you the opportunity to stay in Shetland and gain your degree or we’ll help you matriculate on to a different computing degree course at a mainland university, for example, Robert Gordon, Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh Napier or Abertay.

Why study Computing at Shetland College UHI?

  • Increase your academic and employment opportunities
  • Learn a range of theory and practical skills in many IT disciplines
  • Gain industry recognised awards
  • Work on national and community-based projects
  • Receive free Microsoft® software
  • Useful work placements providing excellent employment experience
  • Tournaments in gaming and indoor football every year


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  • Extensive computer suites
  • Workshop space for computer assembly
  • Gaming equipment
  • Latest industry standard software
  • Apple Mac suite for web and graphics design
  • Microsoft® Academic partner
  • Microsoft® Alliance member