School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Computer Science

PG Cert Part-time 1 year

A Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science is a specialist course.

A Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science is a specialist course.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award PG Cert
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location University of Wolverhampton
  • School School of Mathematics and Computer Science

Why choose this course?

A Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science is a specialist course. The course is open to students with a first degree in this or a closely related subject.  Students who have a degree that is not related should consider Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology. 

What happens on the course?

Course Modules

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Everything you need to know about this course!

Postgraduate Certificate in Computer Science? Develop a depth of knowledge across several specialised/applied areas of Computer Science? Deal with complexity, gaps and contradictions in the knowledge base of Computer Science? Independently synthesise information/ideas in chosen areas of Computer Science? Autonomously evaluate/argue alternative approaches in several specialised/applied areas of Computer Science? Promote a professional attitude in students wishing to enter employment within the field of Computer Science? Enhance the career prospects of all students

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £2084 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £2084 per year 2019-20
International Full-time £4317 per year 2019-20

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

A pass at degree level in Computer Science or a closely related subject. Students are selected using application form and references in the first instance and may be invited for interview. Students applying will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience.

Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit:

Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [4413]. A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites or Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount ( If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund ( for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at


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