University of Buckingham

Graduate Diploma in Computing (1 year)

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University of Buckingham
In Buckingham

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Buckingham
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  • Postgraduate
  • Buckingham
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This programme of study is intended primarily for graduates from any non-computing background to obtain fundamental knowledge and understanding of a range of core subjects in Computing. The overall aim of education is to either equip the graduates who want to develop their careers in their own areas of speciality with additional understanding, awareness and skills of IT and Computing, or help those who want to change their careers into IT and Computing. The programme can also serve as a pre-requisite for advanced master’s programmes in Applied Computing at Buckingham. It is available over 4 terms starting in January or 3 terms starting in April.
Graduates who successfully complete the programmes are eligible for entry into the MSc in Innovative Computing degree programme.

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Buckingham (Buckinghamshire)
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Hunter Street, MK18 1EG


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5.0 22/04/2019
About the course: The staff was so supportive and the teaching is so innovative and structured well. It was a great course.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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5.0 06/03/2019
About the course: I found the campus environment great fun and lively and introduces us to a great cultural diversity. All I would sugesst is that do make a balance between fun and academics to make the best of experience.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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5.0 03/03/2019
About the course: I have enjoyed my time at Buckingham. The degree amazingly helped to build my career. The skills I have developed is invaluable and the lecturers give phenomenal support to students.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Problem Solving
Object oriented training
Data Mining
Database training
Network Training
Network Training

Course programme

The Graduate Diploma programme consists of 7 taught modules and an individual project. On completing the programmes, you will be able to understand:
  • the role that computers and networked systems play in the modern world.
  • the essential knowledge and skills in programming together with relevantstructures and concepts to create such systems.
  • fundamental concepts and principles of databases, networking, object-oriented programming and human-computer interaction.
  • advanced applications including data mining, multimedia, interactive computer graphics, and security systems.
  • ethical, professional, social and legal issues in exploiting computing technology in practice.
  • The programme will also help you to develop skills in:
  • Computing and web application
  • Programming and problem-solving for large scale or mobile applications
  • Database and software development
  • Developing usable GUIs
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer network issues
  • Modules available on this course
  • Algorithm Design, Implementation and Analysis
  • Applied Techniques of Data Mining
  • Embedded Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Security
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Principles of Computer Networks
  • Principles of Database Systems
  • Problem Solving and Programming 1 & 2
  • Project
  • Software Engineering
  • Technologies for Business Intelligence
  • Web Applications Development
  • Full information about this course in the University Handbook

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