Top 5 reasons to study computing at Edinburgh College

At Edinburgh College you can study everything from web design to desktop support, networking and games development. You can master skills in digital media, 3D printing, programming and robotics, taught by experienced lecturers. If you’re still not convinced, here are our top 5 reasons for studying computing courses at the college.

Internship opportunities for computing students

Students have gone on internships at Escrivo, Calibre, Digital Boutique, X-Design and Starbit Web Development. The college works with 1,700 industry partners. Our students have access to live projects, events with guest speakers and other incredible opportunities.

Read Edinburgh College students help develop major tourist attraction app

Fits in with your lifestyle

Full-time courses are only 3 days per week on average. Studying can be achievable around work and childcare commitments.

Start at entry-level, leave at degree level

Courses start at entry-level, with progression onto courses HND and degree level. If you begin your studies with Computing with Digital Media NC, you could progress to Computing Security and Forensics BEng (Hons). This BEng course is part of the Associate Student Degree Programme in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University.

Computing students have won awards for their skills


Two BEng Security and Forensics year two students competed in the UK National Final of Worldskills UK, a competition open to inspire apprentices and young people to be ambitious in their pursuit of skills excellence.

Read Computing Security and Forensics students’ Silver medal win at Worldskills UK Final

Computing students have gone on to successful careers


Our students have gone on to successful careers at Rockstar North, and The Scottish Parliament.

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