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Computing and IT

Computing and IT

Computing and digital technologies play a vital part in the world we live in today, from business to entertainment. At BCoT we offer a range of employer-designed courses covering a range of technical skills, from hardware and IT technical support to cyber security and software development. As a CISCO and Microsoft IT Academy, students also have access to free Microsoft software and a software and hardware lab.

Microsoft IT Academy         Cisco Networking Academy

Find a course

Select a course type that suits you.

Career Options

• Technical Support Specialist
• Web Design and Developer
• Software or Games Tester
• IT Technical Support

Facilities 

DEDICATED HARDWARE LAB
with £15,000 worth of new equipment including GEForce GTX 1060 graphics cards.

BRAND NEW software lab opened
in September 2019.

NETWORKING equipment and hardware,
including new networking infrastructure servers,switches and routers.

INDUSTRY-STANDARD SOFTWARE AND TOOLS to design and develop a range of applications.

TECH IT, our own technical support centre, provides a range of technical services for all staff, students and members of the public to bring in their IT equipment to be repaired. This gives you the opportunity to solve real life issues.

University Destinations

BCoT computing and IT students progressed to a number of universities including:

Bournemouth University, Computing; Software Engineering
De Montfort University, Computer Security
Northumbria University, Computer Science
Solent University, Computing
Teesside University, Computer Science
University of Gloucestershire, Cyber and Computer Security
University of Portsmouth, Computer Games Technology
University of Reading, Computer Science
University of Winchester, Cyber Security

All of my family have studied at BCoT so I’d always heard fantastic things about the college.
Kabinet Kaba
Michael Oliver

Michael Oliver

Course Director, Computing and IT
“I love everything about teaching. I really believe I can make a difference to the lives of young people."
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