Computing - Short Courses

Short Courses & Professional Development

Computing - Short Courses

Our technical, commercial and creative courses will give you the opportunity to build on your existing knowledge and further your professional development.

Whether you are looking to build on your existing knowledge and or interested in a change of career, our short courses are industry led and will equip you with the practical and creative problem-solving skills and knowledge to face challenges and succeed in industry. 

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of techniques in machine learning and computer vision applied to the complex and time-consuming task of image/video analysis. The course is developed in partnership with industrial collaborators in the Energy sector to provide students with real-life case studies.

Cyber Security - 3 Day Short Course

Short Course

This course will allow you to acquire security skills and knowledge to help prepare organisations to reach an improved level of cyber resilience.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9

Blockchain technology is rapidly gaining in popularity and revolutionising the financial industry and beyond. However, it remains an elusive concept that is much talked about but little understood. This course can help demystify this technology and help participants from all backgrounds appreciate the potential of blockchain applications.

Information Security Management

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This course will give you the foundation for the management of risk and the application of Information Security Management controls in any organisation. On completion of this course you will have gained an understanding of the increasingly complex Information Security issues facing any organisation. The ability to apply Security Management concepts in a practical manner is critical.

Knowledge Organisation 15 credits at SCQF 11

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This short course takes a practical, hands-on approach to Knowledge Organisation, involving students in the construction of a controlled vocabulary, a faceted classification, sample thesaurus entries, and the design of a web portal. These well-established techniques are used to develop an Information Architecture for an organisation, visitor attraction, or an event.

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Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge to critically appraise and develop decision-support systems for digital health. In collaboration with industry partners, students will be empowered with practical skills and understanding of the domain by diving into use cases which exemplify different aspects of health data analysis.

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