Computing and Information Technologies (Advanced Diploma)

the United Kingdom

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The award
Advanced Diploma

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2370 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 2370 per total

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About Computing and Information Technologies at University of Derby Online Learning

Developed by leading specialists, our newly updated Computing and Information Technologies University Advanced Diploma (UAD) has been designed around diverse cutting edge issues, events and digital developments.

The course will allow you to deepen your knowledge and understanding through research, case studies and practical skills-based projects. With a core focus on professional ethics and the wide-ranging impact of computing technologies in society, the programme will support learners in acquiring crucial skills which underpin the duties and responsibilities of today’s computing professionals.

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardAdvanced DiplomaHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2370 per totalInternational course feesGBP 2370 per total

Entry requirements

You need to have one of the following:

  • HND or Foundation degree in a computing subject from a UK university (or international equivalent recognised by NARIC)
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development (2010 QCF)
  • British Computer Society (BCS) Diploma in IT (level 5) - including completion of the professional project
  • HNC in computing subject plus at least 3 years relevant work experience in a computing role*

When you apply, please send us a transcript of the modules you've already studied. This means we can make sure your HND or Foundation degree is compatible with this course.

*If you are entering with an HNC you will need to first study and obtain a minimum pass rate of 40% in the level 6 'Computing Technologies in Society' module.

Evidence of significant work and life experience may be taken as the equivalent of traditional qualifications.

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.5
  • TOEFL 580 (paper based) 237 (computer based) or 92 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 58
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C.

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