Open University

Open University

Computing (K22)

Designed to support your continuing professional development and provide evidence of your ability to study at postgraduate level, this qualification enables you to develop your knowledge and skills and a professional attitude to the application of those skills. This qualification, typically completed in one year, allows you to choose from a range of modules from our computing postgraduate curriculum either to meet your immediate career needs or to extend your understanding of this broad subject. Success in the postgraduate certificate modules enables you to go on to study for our postgraduate diploma and MSc qualifications in computing.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this postgraduate certificate, but you must be suitably prepared for study at postgraduate level. You will typically have studied to degree level, or have had equivalent practical experience in the computing industry, or in work related to computing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years

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