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As we progress further into the digital age, IT, computing and science jobs are in high demand. With Artificial Intelligence (machine learning) jobs at the top of the recruitment growth list for 2020, followed by robotics and data science, according to LinkedIn.

New Scientist reported in 2019 that the most difficult skillset to recruit for was chemistry and biological sciences. There is a significant demand in these industries, which is why now it’s the perfect time to join one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

At Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) we offer a range of opportunities in this growing area including the traditional A Level route and the more practical BTEC Diploma courses, from Level 1 to Level 4.

Advantages of studying in the school of IT and Science at RuTC:

  • 100% pass rate for Computer Science A Level in 2020
  • 100% pass rate for vocational Applied Science courses at Level 2 and Level 3 in 2020
  • 92% pass rate for all vocational/technical courses at Level 3 in 2020
  • A great range of study options from A Levels to BTECs
  • Apprenticeship options available in IT and Science
  • Established links to local employers


The majority of IT and Science student will go onto university after their course. Others, especially in IT, will go on to do apprenticeships and some will go straight into employment. Due to our links with employers our students often have opportunities for work experience and industry placements, which helps to enhance their employability. We have strong links with many local employers including Haymarket Media Group and NPL. 

How to apply

Simply head to the course page of the subject that you want to study and click the apply button. If you have any questions about applying or your application, please contact our Admissions department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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