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Graduate Diplomas in Computer Science

These programmes are designed to give students a strong foundation in computer science and specialist knowledge in areas including: artificial intelligence, user experience (UX), virtual reality and web development.

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The flexible approach to learning enables you to fit your studies around your commitments whilst providing the academic rigour of an on-campus programme.

For the Graduate Diploma, students will undertake a substantial practical project which will help them gain technical skills while building up their potential as a creative problem solver.

Graduate Diplomas are available for the following specialisms:

  • Data Science
  • Games Development
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Development
  • Physical Computing and the Internet of Things
  • User Experience
  • Virtual Reality
  • Web Development

Programme details

The Programme Fees below refer to the October 2022 and April 2023 session only and are effective from 1 January 2022. These may increase by up to 5% per year.

The fees depend on whether you live in a developing (Band A) or developed (Band B) nation. See the list of Band A and B countries [PDF]

Important: the table below does not include fees payable to a third party, such as tuition costs payable to a Recognised Teaching Centre or fees charged by your local examination centre, or local VAT, Goods and Services Tax (GST) or sales tax.

Graduate Diploma fees indicative totals* 2022-23
Band A countries (web supported learner) 3903
Band A countries (teaching centre supported learner) 2663
Band B countries (web supported learner) 5783
Band B countries (teaching centre supported learner) 3471
UK (web supported learner) 5255
UK (teaching centre supported learner) 3167
Pay per module 2022-23
Band A countries
15-credit module (web supported learner) 467
30-credit module (web supported learner) 934
15-credit module (teaching centre supported learner) 312
30-credit module (teaching centre supported learner) 624
Module continuation fee (per continued module) 234
Band B countries
15-credit module (web supported learner) 702
30-credit module (web supported learner) 1404
15-credit module (teaching centre supported learner) 413
30-credit module (teaching centre supported learner) 826
Module continuation fee (per continued module) 234
UK
15-credit module (web supported learner) 636
30-credit module (web supported learner) 1272
15-credit module (teaching centre supported learner) 375
30-credit module (teaching centre supported learner) 750
Module continuation fee (per continued module) 234
Other fees 2022-23
Application fee for Recognition of Prior Learning (per module) 61

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*The indicative total is a guide to what you would pay if completing four x 15 credit modules in April 2022, and two x 15 credit plus one x 30 credit module in October 2022.

More about programme fees.

Additional Costs

You will also need to budget for:

  • Exam centre fees, which are paid directly to the venues where you sit your exams
  • Tuition costs if you study at a Recognised Teaching Centre (if applicable).

How to pay your fees.

Please note: all student fees shown are net of any local VAT, Goods and Services Tax (GST) or any other sales tax payable by the student in their country of residence. Where the University is required to add VAT, GST or any other sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the fees shown during the payment process. For students resident in the UK, our fees are exempt from VAT.

Further information on Sales Tax.

Your payment provider may apply additional transaction fees (if in doubt, please check with them before making a payment).

More information about fee payment options can be found in the “How to pay your fees” link above.

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