Business Student
Langside Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
24 Aug 2020
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 Year (August to June)

Applications for this course are now closed.

This NQ Business with IT course covers a broad range of business, accounting and IT skills sought after by employers.

What will I learn?

  • Business management
  • Accounting: Bookkeeping and financial 
  • Communication
  • IT: Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Access
  • Employability and job seeking skills
  • Customer care
  • Contract law
  • Social media literacy
  • Enterprise project
  • Starting in business
  • Finance and human resources
  • Marketing and operations

Employer and industry links

The College has employer links with a variety of organisations e.g. Bridge to Business who link us to a variety of entrepreneurs. As part of your course you may go on a trip to visit an organisation and/or guest speakers may be brought in.

Jobs and further study

  • NQ Advanced Business and Accounting at Langside and Anniesland campuses
  • NQ Business and Finance with Digital Technologies (Level 6) - Cardonald and Langside campuses
  • HND Business HND Adminsitration and IT at all three campuses. If you wish to progress onto HND you should gain a high grade in your internal exam, pass all units as well as having an exemplary academic reference
  • HND Accounting at Langside and Anniesland campuses. If you wish to progress onto HND you should gain a high grade in your exam, pass all units as well as having an exemplary academic reference

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Three or more relevant Intermediate 1 qualifications at C or above (including English); or
  • Three or more relevant courses at National 4 level or above (or equivalent - including English); or
  • Three or more relevant Standard Grade passes (including English) at Grade 3 or above; or
  • Relevant life and work experience will be considered
  • An interview will be part of the selection process

Entry requirement equivalency table

  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

I've applied — what happens next?

You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application (remember to check your SPAM folder if you do not hear from us) and will be in contact as per the following stages:

  • Interview and entry skills assessment. This will consist of some basic numeracy and a short piece of writing about why you wish to do this course.
  • The process will consist of an information session, a skills assessment and a one-to-one interview. You must bring any qualifications with you.
  • Interviews will take place between February and August depending on availability of places. The earlier you apply the more likely you are to secure a place.
  • At interview, discussion will take place to ensure you have applied for the correct level of course therefore it is vital you bring any qualifications you have with you
  • Outcomes will be sent by email within 10 working days of the interview.
  • If you live some distance away and would prefer a telephone interview, please let us know on application.
  • Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.

Once you have accepted your offer, you will be sent further information, for example Student Funding, Joining Instructions and Induction Date.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3777