MC Digital is committed to training students with the fundamental technical knowledge so that they can tackle real world problems and get the skills employers want. You'll learn about the latest technology improvements in applications including system security, programming, web design and networking.

You'll also have access to two state of the art computer software labs with the latest software and industry standard networking equipment as part of your studies. 

Middlesbrough College is also part of the North East Institute of Technology. Having the prestigious Institute of Technology status gives the promise to our students and employers that we will deliver high-quality technical qualifications and bespoke training to provide a route for people of all ages and existing employees to gain industry specific skills.

View the latest Labour Market Information by sector to see the average salary and projected job growth for your dream career!

Labour Market Information

Career Choices

There is a high demand for new recruits in IT and Computing in a range of industries including public services, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing and financial services.

MC Progression Pathways

Previous students have gone on to pursue careers in the likes of:

Software Development  |  Website Design  |  IT Engineering  |  IT Operations  | IT Business Analysis

Careers in IT, Computing & Digital Technology





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Why study with us?

  1. Middlesbrough College is also part of the North East Institute of Technology, this means that students will benefit from top quality technical training and a clear route to technical employment.
  2. You will be taught through MC Digital, our specialist technology school with the latest state of the art industry standard equipment and software packages.
  3. You will benefit from our tutors vast range of experience and contacts in industry. We also provide invaluable work experience with our contacts in industry so that students can get the real world skills to begin a career in this thriving sector.
  4. Middlesbrough College is a STEM specialist College and IT and computer science are seen by most organisations as a core element of the business.
  5. Students from MC Digital at Middlesbrough College have progressed onto a range of IT & Computing courses at prestigious universities including Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds and Hull. Many have also been offered apprenticeships with local employers such as Visual Soft or have started their own businesses doing website development.
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Studying Cyber Security at Middlesbrough College has been really good. The teachers have been the highlight of my time studying here- they are always there for you and are incredibly supportive. They also treat you as adults and respect you. 
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A huge benefit of being on a T-Level programme is that I am able to work on real-life tasks that are seen by other people and are not just set up to learn from. Plus, the working environment great and helps me gain industry experience for future employment.
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I know that when I start applying for jobs in the industry, I will have relevant skills and experience that will help me stand out on my CV.
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I would wholeheartedly recommend studying at Middlesbrough College. The College has a lot to offer, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my experience here.
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Since I’ve been here, I have been enjoying using the facilities in MC Digital, as well as studying my course.
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