University of Essex Online - PG Cert Computer Science

This short course will introduce you to the fundamentals of computing, exploring the current trends and best practices in the field. You will gain the technical skills needed to start developing your own programs, while improving your ability to collaborate with others and solve problems with the skills you’ve gained.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 3857 £
  • 8 Months
  • Online
  • 10 January 2023
 

Course Information

The IT sector is continually evolving and expanding, which is driving a high demand for trained professionals. To succeed in this field, you’ll need excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as technical knowhow and experience working within a team. Our computing courses are designed for individuals with no previous technical knowledge or experience. You will be introduced to both basic concepts and complex considerations within the general or specialist field of your study. And you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to break into a broad range of industries, from AI to cyber security.

All of the programs, packages and programming languages you need throughout the course are included within the tuition fee, and you will complete projects using our online development environment.

As a computing professional you will be expected to work collaboratively, and this course prepares you for this with regular group work and joint projects.

Our courses assume no prior computing knowledge or experience. By the end of your course you will be a well-rounded professional with highly technical capabilities.

 

About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.

 

Learning Format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The PG Cert Computer Science is made up of modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits.

 

 

Entry requirements

  • Academic route – It is a combination of an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years.

OR

  • Non-Academic route- Even without a acdemic degree, if you have more between 6- 8 years of relevant work experience you can make an application.

English language proficiency.

  • All applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.

 

Apply before:

05 January 2023

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University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - PG Cert Computer Science