Part-time home/EU students: £ 3975 pa Full-time home/EU students: £ 7950 pa
07 August 2017
This intensive programme in computing provides a good grounding for working in the information technology industry. As well as gaining a broad knowledge of computing, you will acquire programming skills and have the opportunity to investigate certain areas of current research more deeply. The degree is designed for graduates who are new to computer science.
Why study this course at Birkbeck?
Designed for graduates of subjects other than computing who would like to embark on a career in IT. Also ideal if you are working in IT and want to update your skills and place them in a broader context, while obtaining a formal qualification. Accredited as partially meeting the requirements for Chartered IT Professional (CITP) by the British Computer Society. You will have 24-hour access to several laboratories of networked PCs with a range of language compilers, database and other application software. We are connected, via the SuperJANET network, to the computers of other academic institutions in London, elsewhere in the UK and abroad.
Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions. Our cutting-edge scholarship informs public policy, achieves scientific advances, supports the economy, promotes culture and the arts, and makes a positive difference to society.
Birkbeck’s research excellence was confirmed in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which placed Birkbeck 30th in the UK for research, with 73% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), more than 75% of our research outputs in Computer Science were ranked world-leading or internationally excellent.