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Computing: Technical Support (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Applied Computing & Digital Technologies, Faculty of Business

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 2 years

27th Aug 2018, 2 years

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This new HND course teaches you skills that are in demand in many support roles in the IT industry, including desktop support and systems administration.

You'll cover the basics of computer networking, as well as how the components of a computer function. Ethical hacking has been introduced as a new unit and you'll also learn about the importance of legal issues within the IT industry.

City of Glasgow College has an excellent track record for students entering computing competitions for World Skills UK and students may have an opportunity to develop themselves further by entering these competitions.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • HNC Computing: Technical Support, OR
  • First year HND Computing: Technical Support.

Additional selection requirements

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject.

What you study

You'll study:

  • An introduction to systems administration
  • Unix
  • Cloud computing
  • Understanding the legal issues surrounding the IT industry
  • Industry standard operating systems
  • preparation for vendor certification exams

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career in IT infrastructure.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

You may go on to join the second or third year of a related BSc or BEng degree course at a variety of universities.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome