Open University in Ireland


Course Name Computing
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code E81
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters PG Dip Comp (Open)
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Duration 2 - 4 years.

How long it takes
Most students study this qualification over two years, which is the minimum time needed, completing 60 credits each year. The maximum time to complete is four years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry requirements
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...


Expand+On completion
On successfully completing this course, we’ll award you our Postgraduate Diploma in Computing. You’ll be entitled to use the letters PG Dip Comp (Open) after your name.

If you choose a specialist route, your qualification title ...

Course Content

Expand+Postgraduate Diploma in Computing
This flexible diploma enables computing practitioners to pursue their career goals by gaining advanced knowledge, skills and techniques; and to develop a professional approach to the study and application of computi...

Subjects Taught

You’ll choose one of four routes:
• Postgraduate Diploma in Computing (broad route)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Computing (Information Security and Forensics)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Computing (Networking)
• Postgraduate Diplom...

Number of Credits 120
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...

Further Enquiries Our advisers are available to take your call Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00, excluding public holidays.

Tel: +353 1 678 5399
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