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IT innovation on your doorstep

Why move across the country, when you can study for your degree locally with one of the UK's top 30 universities for computer science?

  • UWE Bristol top-up degree taught at GC Cheltenham Campus
  • Train in new £3m Advanced Digital Academy
  • Expert lecturers and experiences

UWE Bristol is ranked 26th out of over 100 UK universities for computer science and information systems in the 2021 Guardian league table, with excellent student satisfaction and value added scores.


Why GC?

Lower cost

Studying closer to home can significantly reduce the cost of gaining a degree, with competitive fees and no relocation costs.

Top teaching

UWE Bristol and GC lecturers are experts in their fields. They've had successful careers in industry and know what employers want from graduates.

NEW facilities

Over £3m has been invested into new cutting-edge facilities dedicated to our computing, cyber and engineering courses at Cheltenham Campus, including:

  • Computing labs
  • Attack and defence rooms
  • Forensic tool kits
  • Eco study pods
  • Spaces for collaborative working
  • Employer networking zone

These will ensure you can keep pace with technology and develop high-value skills to become the next generation of industry leaders.

Plus, our higher education students enjoy access to facilities including an exclusive HE social space, on-site coffee shops and more.

Our current computing students have come from schools across Gloucestershire and beyond, including Balcarras, Pate's, Newent and many more.


For more information about the degree, click here, or contact our Head of IT and Computing:

Please note that applications for the Level 6 BSc in Information Technology will be made directly to UWE Bristol through UCAS. If you have any queries about the application process, please contact our Admissions Team on 0345 155 2020 or email


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.