Glasgow Clyde College HND Business students sitting in class.
Langside Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
28 Aug 2023
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 Year (August to June)

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.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Three or more relevant courses at National 4 level or above, or equivalent, including English; or
  • Relevant life and work experience will be considered
  • ESOL entry requirements - If English is not your first language you should have a minimum of ESOL National 5 or equivalent. 

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.

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

There are several further study options available at Glasgow Clyde College...

  • NQ Advanced Business and Accounting 
  • NQ Business and Finance with Digital Technologies (Level 6) 
  • HND Business HND Administration and IT. 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. 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

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).

  • Your application will be reviewed by the admissions team and you will either be made an offer (unconditional/conditional) or offered a place on an alternative course in the same subject area
  • The academic staff may wish to contact you by phone if we feel that we need to speak to you to get more information on your application, qualifications or experience
  • Once an offer is received you must reply within 14 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