Applied Computing

University of Buckingham

18 months
6066 GBP/year
5740 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Applied Computing programme of study from University of Buckingham aims to train first-degree holders in computing-related areas into specialists in selected areas of IT and computing.


Based on the current expertise in the Department, the Applied Computing programme of study from University of Buckingham offers students opportunities for in-depth study in secure mobile and wireless communication systems, biometrics and authentication, data mining and knowledge discovery, and Software Project Management techniques and applications.


The programme is carefully designed to suit the varied needs of different students from different backgrounds and with different career objectives, in the IT fields.

Graduates with Applied Computing from University of Buckingham will be able to:

  • Understand a range of modern computing technologies
  • Apply these technologies in practice
  • Describe the roles that modern computing technologies have in many areas of application
  • Demonstrate the value of state-of-the-art development in one specific technology and its applications

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Security in Communication
  • Web Technologies and Applications
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications
  • Software Project Management 
  • Mobile Applications Development
  • Embedded Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




195 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 degree or significant experience in computing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6066 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3033 GBP per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2870 GBP per semester and a duration of 18 months.


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