Graduate Diploma in Computing

Our Graduate Diploma in Computing is one of the best computer science courses available to international graduate students. The course helps international students to progress to a leading Master’s degree within the School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University. The course is rigorous and challenging, and builds on the foundation of your prior studies and experience.

Subject outline

The Graduate Diploma in Computing course at Nottingham Trent International College is made up of the following:

Core modules

The course curriculum contains a number of core modules that will teach you the academic skills you will need to start your postgraduate studies at Nottingham Trent University.

Core subject modules

Core subject modules cover the essentials of Computing – this will be the foundation of your field of study.

Computing modules

Computing subject modules cover advanced skills and knowledge that build on what has already been learnt in the core subject modules, as well as your previous studies and computing experience. All modules are taught with your progression to Nottingham Trent University in mind.

English language tuition is also available on the Graduate Diploma course for students who need extra help with improving their English skills.

First rate facilities

All Computing courses are taught at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus, which is a short bus ride from the main City campus.

£8 million has been spent on new computing facilities and equipment in the Computing and Informatics building.

Courses curriculum: our first priority is your progression

Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Computing will guarantee you progression to a Nottingham Trent University postgraduate degree.

Subject modules

Two and three-term core modules

  • Skills for Study 1, 2 and 3
  • Language for Study 2 and 3*
  • Basic Programming
  • Emerging Technologies and Project Management
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • Research Project

Three-term (Enhancement) extra modules

  • Intercultural Studies
  • Mathematics and Information Communication Technology Skills for Postgraduates
  • Personal Development Skills

*Three-term students will also take Language for Study 1 and additional hours for Language for Study 2 and 3.

Graduate Diploma in Computing – Spring 2015

Your current
English language level
Course Next enrolment date Course length Term one end date
5.5 in all skills Graduate Diploma 12 Jan 2015 2 terms 10 Apr 2015
16 Feb 2015 15 May 2015
4.5 overall with no more than one skill at only 4.0 Graduate Diploma (Preparatory English) 09 Feb 2015 4 terms 08 May 2015

* All scores are IELTS but any equivalent SELT (as shown on the UKVI SELT approved list) would be acceptable.