Technologies in Business and Finance

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This exciting new course is designed to take advantage of one of the fastest-growing sectors in Scotland. Tech companies of all types increasingly rely on skills such as website development, cloud technologies, machine learning, data analytics and digital marketing to survive and thrive. As the demand for digital skills grows, so do the opportunities and financial rewards.

This course will advance the careers of learners who wish to pursue a business career in the digital economy. The award provides the essential and highly sought-after mix of technology and business skills that enables progress to further academic and professional qualifications before embarking on a career in a diverse range of business areas within the public and private sectors.

What you will study

Technology skills and knowledge:
Big data and data science; Emerging technologies, cloud computing and mobile technologies; Social media; Cyber resilience; Developing software; User experience design; Relational database management systems and SQL; E-commerce solutions.

Business skills and knowledge:
Business process management; Business communication; Professionalism and ethics; Functional areas of business; Project management methodologies; Financial regulation; Project management; and Statistics for Business.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher, or 3 relevant subjects at National 5 at A, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

BSc Business Technology at UWS

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Accounting and Finance

SCQF Level