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

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Secure your future in IT & Computing

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.

There is a high demand for new recruits in Digital Technologies! If you are logical thinker who has good communication and teamwork skills and a passion for technology, then this fast-growing industry could be the perfect choice for you. There are a huge range of roles available in this sector and there’s never been a better time to consider a career in digital. The increasing digitalisation, as well as the move to a green economy are the major current trends which are changing the UK’s job market, and the digital sector is a key industry that will drive economic growth.

You’ll also get to study in our dedicated Digital Centre! Our state-of-the-art digital expansion has put young people across the region at the forefront of the new industrial revolution! Our new multi-million-pound centre includes industry-leading programming suites, cyber labs, video editing suites, a games design suite and a full TV and film studio.

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

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Why study with us?

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.

You will be taught through MC Digital, our specialist technology school with the latest state of the art industry standard equipment and software packages.

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.

Middlesbrough College is a STEM specialist College and IT and computer science are seen by most organisations as a core element of the business.

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.

Careers in IT, Computing & Digital

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Employers we work with

  • NorthIT
  • Cornerstone
  • ATOS
  • Arena Group
  • Green Lord Studios
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