Computing Software Development

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


Subjects include:
Computer systems; Programming functional and object oriented; Project management; Databases;
Data analysis and design; Data structures; Oracle Academy; Web development; Computer forensics;
Ethical hacking; Mobile web apps

You will also have the opportunity to study towards an Oracle Academy qualification and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

At the Cardonald Campus, you may also have the opportunity to study computer forensics, ethical hacking and CompTIA A+ qualifications. These qualifications are highly desired by employers.

You'll learn a range of languages from VB.NET, C#, Java and C++ and PHP.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 1 subject at National 5 from English, Maths, Computing Science, or a science subject, or a relevant NQ or equivalent qualification. You may be required to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Third year entry to various degree courses at University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow Caledonian University, Edinburgh Napier University and Abertay University.

Second year entry to University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde and University of Edinburgh is possible, depending on maths qualifications.

Employment as a software engineer, systems developer or systems or business analyst.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years



SCQF Level