University of Buckingham

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
11220 GBP/year
6732 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Computing programme of study from University of Buckingham is intended primarily for graduates from any non-computing background to obtain fundamental knowledge and understanding of a range of core subjects in Computing. 


The overall aim of Computing programme of study from University of Buckingham is to either equip the graduates who want to develop their careers in their own areas of speciality with additional understanding, awareness and skills of IT and Computing, or help those who want to change their careers into IT and Computing. 

Graduates with Computing  from University of Buckingham will develop skills in:

  • Computing and web application
  • Programming and problem-solving for large-scale or mobile applications
  • Database and software development
  • Developing usable GUIs
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer network issue

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics for Computing 
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Web Applications Development
  • Information Security 
  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Mobile Applications Development
  • Embedded Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants are normally expected to have a first or second class honours in a non-computing degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11220 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11220 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6732 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6732 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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