You’ll combine this with a second subject, choosing from business, design, mathematics, psychology or statistics – your choice of second subject will be included in the name of your diploma, for example, Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Business.
Key features of the Computing and IT and a second subject diploma from The Open University UK
- Tailor a study programme to meet your particular needs and interests
- Combine subjects to bring particular skills to the jobs market
- Builds a solid foundation for further study
Skills for career development
This qualification will equip you with a sound grasp of the principles of technologies in your specialist area, an ability to apply the principles, and an awareness of surrounding issues. Depending on your choice of second subject – business, design, mathematics, applied psychology or statistics – you’ll have a unique and focused skills set that will enhance your existing career and put you in a strong position in the jobs market, which increasingly depends on computing technologies across all sectors.
During the course you will gain a range of valuable transferable skills in communication, time management, analysis and problem solving, and be well prepared for further study should you decide to top up to an honours degree.
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- Cisco networking (CCNA)
- Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century
- Essential mathematics
- Investigating psychology
- Algorithms, data structures and computability
- Object-oriented Java programming
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification; however, you’ll need some basic knowledge of computing, and the ability to read and write to a good standard of English.
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.