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Computing for Information Professionals

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
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5340 GBP/year
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This intensive Computing for Information Professionals programme at Birkbeck, University of London in computing provides an excellent grounding for applying programming and data science skills in industry. 

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Overview

As well as gaining a broad knowledge of computing, you will acquire programming and data analysis skills using Python.

You will learn to solve general computational problems, utilising established algorithms and code libraries to develop simple everyday solutions for data cleansing, data science and analytics, machine learning and data visualisation. 

You will also have the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to a practical work-based project.

This Computing for Information Professionals programme at Birkbeck, University of London is designed for graduates who are new to computer science.

Career opportunities

Graduates go on to careers working as information technologists or data analysts.

We offer a comprehensive Careers and Employability Service to help you advance your career, while our in-house, professional recruitment consultancy, Birkbeck Talent, works with London’s top employers to help you gain work experience that fits in with your evening studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Analytic Tools for Data Science
  • Demystifying Computing with Python
  • PG Cert Applied Data Science Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class honours degree in any subject other than computer science. Applicants with less than the required level of academic qualification may be considered if they have significant experience in the IT industry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5340 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5340 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3120 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3120 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Birkbeck is committed to providing advice and support to help you finance your postgraduate studies. The government has introduced new loans for postgraduate students and, alongside these, we also offer flexible payment options and a hardship fund to support students who experience a change of circumstances while studying.

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