From Software Development and Design, to networking and technical support, Glasgow Clyde College's computing courses offer something for everyone. Come along and study Cyber Security, Ethical Hacking or Web Design and take your future career to new heights.
Jobs In Computing
With a qualification earned at Glasgow Clyde College under your belt, a huge variety of jobs in Computing are open to you. With our courses covering a broad range of topics, including software development, computer forensics, digital graphics, client side scripting and even ethical hacking, you'll find yourself fully equipped to take the first steps in your career. However, we recognise that getting a job needs more than Technical Skills so we also do our best to prepare you for interviews and job hunting so you have the edge over other applicants.
Industry and Employer Links
At Glasgow Clyde College, you can also get a head start and study for industry qualifications alongside your course, such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA A+, Microsoft MCITP and Oracle Academy awards, which are highly desirable by employers. We are also looking at adding in Cyber Security so that our student’s skills are the most up to date with employer needs.
Further Study Opportunities
Students studying Computing courses at Glasgow Clyde College can progress onto degree courses in a variety of related subjects at University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, Strathclyde University, Abertay University and many more.
Computing students are given the opportunity to enter World Skills competitions and Glasgow Clyde College have won every Scottish heat its ever entered and our entrants are never far from the top spots in the UK Competitions with four Silvers gained so far. Both staff and students find competing and getting the chance to develop their skills hugely rewarding.
The computing labs at Glasgow Clyde College are fully-equipped with the latest Microsoft software, with specialist networking labs, equipped with the latest Cisco gear also being available to our students. Our students benefit from our Microsoft Licences and get access to the latest software at home.
STEM courses (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are often pigeon-holed as being ‘best suited for men’. This misconception has been passed down through generations and reinforced by influencers.
Whether it’s flying drones, making computer games or earning money as a stylish social media influencer; ask a group of young people what their dream job is and you might be surprised by the results.
Glasgow Clyde College is working closely with the British ESports Association to further the growth of gaming in education.