Career skills at Glasgow International College

Career skills at Glasgow International College

The courses at Glasgow International College are designed to boost your employability skills as well as your academic ones. See how you can gain valuable tools that you can apply to the workplace after finishing your degree.

Before your course

Get early access to employability resources with Pathways Preview.  

Before you start your degree preparation course you can make use of Pathways Preview, an extra resource to help you think about your employability before you start your studies. 

With Pathways Preview, you can: 

  • identify and join professional bodies and organisations

  • engage with professional groups 

  • access useful resources

  • attend professional events

  • get career advice from successful people

During your course

You’ll be provided with the tools and support to help develop your career skills during your time at the College.  

What’s included in your course:

Live careers events

Professional certifications and development resources

Skills portfolio   

Practical projects

Real-world assessments

Work experience opportunities

Take a pathway course with internship

Gain extra work experience with this study option, which includes an integrated online internship taken in the UK.   

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Why take a pathway course with internship?

Applying for a pathway course with internship is easy!

Simply select your preferred course type (Foundation Certificate or Pre-Master’s) on the application form and, if it is available for your subject area and start date, then select the option with internship.  

Here’s how our courses help you shape your future

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After your course

When you complete your degree preparation course, you can still rely on our support with Pathways Extra.  

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At university and beyond

Once you have passed your pathway course and gained valuable career skills, you can develop your employability even further at the University of Glasgow. 

How the University of Glasgow can help you prepare for the future:

  • Glasgow hosts weekly careers masterclasses and regular careers fairs

  • The University’s Internship Hub facilitates hundreds of paid internships every year

  • Choose to stay in the UK and work for up to two years after you graduate with the Graduate Route Visa

Want to explore your study options?