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Graduate Certificates in Computer Science

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October 2024

April 2025

Programme Duration

6 months - 5 years

Academic Direction
Goldsmiths, University of London
Modes of Study
Local teaching centre

These bite-sized credentials allow you to upskill in an exciting new area of computer science and get equipped for emerging tech careers. Taught by experts from Goldsmiths, you'll master in-demand technical skills in one of eight specialist areas, ranging from data science to virtual reality.

Key features

  1. Learn from leading experts

    Our Computer Science degrees are developed and taught by staff at the world-renowned Department of Computing at Goldsmiths. You'll work closely with leading academics and industry experts whose knowledge is drawn from real-life experience across a wide range of industries.

  2. Choose from eight specialisms

    Take a deep dive into an emerging area of computer science. From data science to web development and virtual reality, you'll gain the technical skills and knowledge you need to advance your career in your chosen field.

  3. An interactive online learning experience

    Our Computer Science degrees are delivered on Coursera, the world’s largest online learning platform. If you register as a web-supported learner, your tutor will provide support through Coursera, where you’ll also have access to interactive learning activities and forums to connect with your peers.

  4. Study online anywhere in the world

    Gain a University of London degree from anywhere in the world: choose between fully online learning or enrolling at one of our Recognised Teaching Centres in your home country for additional face-to-face tuition support. Either way, our specialist tutors are always on hand to help.

  5. Fit your studies around your life

    Our flexible degrees let you choose the pace and duration of your studies, with tuition paid on a per-module basis. The certificate can be completed in as little as six months or in up to five years, so you can choose to study only one or two modules per year.


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

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Start dates

  • October 2024 - application deadline closes