Open University in Ireland


Course Name Computing
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code K22
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PG Cert Computing (Open)
Duration 1 - 2 years.

Most students complete this qualification over one year, which is the minimum time needed, completing 30 credits over two consecutive 6-month periods. The maximum time to complete is two years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+You will need a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience. If you do not hold a bachelors degree, irrespective of your industrial experience, you will need to study a module from the P...

Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Certificate in Computing is an intensive programme of study designed for graduates and professionals with appropriate industrial experience. It will develop your knowledge and skills in computing, support a professional approach to t...

Subjects Taught


To gain this qualification, you need 60 credits as follows:

30–60 credits from:

Module Credits
Data management (M816)
Information security (M811)
Project management (M815)
Software development (M813)

0–30 credits fro...

Number of Credits 60 credits
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career relevance
The modules in the postgraduate computing programme are for professional computer specialists, engineers, technical managers and scientists who need to update their skills and knowledge in specific areas, and gain recognised qualifi...

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