Computing and IT and Design- Diploma

The Open University

Course Information

After completing this Computing and IT and Design diploma from The Open University, you’ll be ready to contribute to the design of the digital electronic devices of the future.

Key features of the course

– Offers a 50:50 split between computing & IT and design
– Provides a choice of computing & IT topics to focus on
– Builds a solid foundation for further study

Skills for career development

This qualification will equip you with a sound grasp of the principles of technologies in your specialist area, an ability to apply the principles, and an awareness of surrounding issues. Depending on your choice of second subject, business, design, mathematics, applied psychology or statistics, you’ll have a unique and focused skill set that will enhance your existing career and put you in a strong position in the jobs market, which increasingly depends on computing technologies across all sectors.

During the course you will gain a range of valuable transferable skills in communication, time management, analysis and problem solving, and be well prepared for further study should you decide to top up to an honours degree.

Scholarship Option

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