About our computing and IT courses

School leavers can study a range of creative and digital courses at City of Bristol College.

Our specialist subjects include:

  • Computer Science
  • Software and Programming
  • Hardware and Networking
  • A range of apprenticeships
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Why study a computing and IT course?

Computing and information technologies (IT) play a key role in modern life. They are at the heart of how we operate and communicate on a global, national and local level.

Computing and IT is prevalent in almost every aspect of our lives. This important subject includes:

  • hardware and products (such as our phones, computers, TVs and cars).
  • software and systems (including web browsers, office systems and design tools, social media, computer game and film production).
  • advancement of new industries (including, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, big data and cyber security).

Computing and IT careers and progression

An IT or computing course can give you excellent prospects for career development. This is a fast growing, lucrative industry with plenty of job opportunities.

A career in the computing and IT industries could see you working for large IT or telecommunications companies. It can also open opportunities for you to join an IT department for a huge variety of sectors. Self-employment is also a possible career goal.

We’re here to help you gain the qualifications, knowledge and skills you need to achieve your goal.

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Computing and IT courses for school leavers