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The Open University UK

Postgraduate Diploma Online
24 months
Duration
7775 GBP/year
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About

This flexible Computing course offered by The Open University UK enables computing practitioners to pursue their career goals by gaining advanced knowledge, skills and techniques; and to develop a professional approach to the study and application of computing.

Overview

. A wide choice of modules means you can tailor your qualification to the varied requirements of industry and your own career needs, with the option to focus on information security, on networking, or on software engineering in more depth.

Key features of the Computing course offered by The Open University UK

  • A choice of study routes and specialisms to fit with your professional needs and interests.
  • Encourages you to draw on your own background and experience.
  • Develops transferable skills applicable to your employment and continuing professional development.
  • The chance to top up to the MSc in Computing in just one more year.

Career relevance

The modules in the postgraduate computing programme are for professional computer specialists, engineers, technical managers and scientists who need to update their skills and knowledge in specific areas, and gain recognised qualifications to develop their careers.

The modules have been developed to combine theoretical and practical aspects of computing, to enable you to become an effective professional in the computing industry. In addition they encourage you, through the provision of appropriate educational activities, to develop study and transferable skills applicable to your employment and your continuing professional development.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Data management 
  • Digital forensics
  • Information security
  • Project management
  • Software development
  • Software engineering

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience. If you do not hold a bachelors degree, irrespective of your industrial experience, you will need to study a module from the Postgraduate Certificate in Computing (K22) to demonstrate your ability to study successfully at postgraduate level.

  • Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 6 and minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, speaking and listening under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7775 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7775 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7775 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7775 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

£7,775–£8,100

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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