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.

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. 

Course Modules

Additional Information

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


Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time £2134 per year 2020-21
Home Full-time £2183 per year 2021-22
Home Full-time £2665 per year 2022-23
Home Part-time £2183 per year 2021-22
Home Part-time £2665 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £4550 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £4650 per year 2021-22
International Full-time £4817 per year 2022-23

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study 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 Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate on-site programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


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 by clicking here.

Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.

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.

Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. 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.

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.


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