Computer Science

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course is an SQA qualification that aims to meet the challenges of employers seeking qualified learners who can demonstrate knowledge and skills in a range of technology areas. The course places particular emphasis on software engineering, web development, networking, data science, project management and soft skills such as team-working.

Units include:

Developing Software: Introduction; Systems Development Introduction; Computer System Fundamentals; Computer Networking: Fundamentals; Troubleshooting Computing Problems; Web Development: Dynamically Generated Content; Big Data; Team working in Computing; Managing a Web Server.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher plus 2 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry by interview.

Progression Routes

HND Computer Science Year 2; degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Applied Computing and Digital Technologies

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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