You will be introduced to the processes of design and innovation, with particular regard to digital technology. You will also study the profound technological, economic, political and ethical changes that are driven by those digital technologies. On completion of this certificate, you will have the basis for further study to develop the skills to contribute to the design of the digital electronic devices of the future.
Key features of the Computing and IT and Design at The Open University UK
- Explores the profound technological, economic, political and ethical change driven by digital advancement
- Examines the common principles of design and ways of thinking that lead to ideas and creative solutions
- Enhances your employability
- Builds a solid foundation for further study
Computing and IT professionals are in demand by providers (such as software houses) and user organisations alike. Organisations increasingly value IT teams with skills relevant to wider contexts in addition to technical ability. This certificate will enhance your employability in your current area of work, and open the way for careers in sectors including retail, finance and commerce, leisure and gaming, telecommunications, broadcast media, digital media, manufacturing, transport, tourism, government, health, education, and the voluntary sector.
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- Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesDesign Computer Sciences IT Security View 14 other Masters in IT Security in United Kingdom
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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 for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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.