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Studying Computing at Boston College will put you at the forefront of computer technology, systems and software.

You will learn specialist knowledge and skills from lecturers that have expertise and experience of the computing industry and all possess Computing degrees. The courses are delivered using a balance of practical and theory, and include one-to-one support, external industry visits, events and guest speakers.

You will have access to the latest computing equipment including computer labs, a gaming simulator, networking and systems software and web design software.

We also offer CISCO, HNC and HND Level computing courses, meaning all the skills and knowledge you’ll need for a successful career in computing can be studied right here at Boston College.

If you see your career going in the direction of a technical role then there are Apprenticeships available to get you developing those skills within the workplace.
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Computing Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ below to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Computing.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.
If your son, daughter or ward is currently a Computing student at Boston College, and you have a question or query, you can contact Ashok Kumar, Programme Area Manager for Computing by emailing

Case studies

Jake Peel

After being home schooled, Boston College was my first experience of education. Read more...

James Kirkland

I chose an Apprenticeship as I prefer practical learning and find it more enjoyable. Read more...

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