Computing Student
Anniesland Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
28 Aug 2019
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 Year (August to June)

Applications are now closed. Applications for August 2020 will open January 2020

This HNC Computing course covers a range of generic computing skills with an introduction to subjects from hardware to software and networking to programming. You will be provided with the opportunity to study these areas to help you decide your progression route.

What will I learn?

  • Troubleshooting computer problems
  • Programming
  • Computer systems fundamentals
  • Team working 
  • Project management
  • Multi-user operating systems
  • Networking
  • Human computer interaction

Employer and industry links

The department has a wide range of business contacts and students get access to events where they can network with employers.

Jobs and further study

  • HND Computing Technical Support with Cyber Security
  • HND Computing: Software Development
  • HND Computing Web Engineering
  • HND Computer Networking
  • HND Computer Science
  • Employment in relevant industry.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • One Higher and One Intermediate 2 / National 5 in relevant subject( e.g. Science, Computing, Maths or other Technical Subject.)
  • NQ Information Technology
  • Applications are welcome from those without formal entry qualifications but with relevant work experience
  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.

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?

When you apply

You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and we will be in contact as per the following stages:

  • selection will be by interview (where required), references and qualifications
  • references should be supplied before interviews take place
  • proof of qualifications must be supplied before an offer can be made
    decisions will be made by staff within 10 days of receiving references.

Please note: some applicants will be invited to attend an interview and those who meet the entry criteria and provide a suitable reference may not require an interview.

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 such as induction date and student funding information.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3782