Programme Brief

The Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and Information Systems (formerly Diploma in Computing and Information Systems) is a qualification in its own right that provides an alternative entry route to degree study. It can be completed in a minimum of two years. On successful completion of the programme, you may transfer directly to year two of the BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Systems.

  • Minimum of one year
  • Champs Fleurs
  • 4 GCE ‘O’ level subjects (Grade A,B or C) including Mathematics and English and 2 A’ level subjects. OR
  • 4 CXC ‘O’ Level subjects (Grade 1, 2 or 3, grade 3’s accepted once obtained from June 1998) including Mathematics and English and 2 CAPE subjects.
  • Applicants must be at least seventeen years of age by September 1st in the year of registration.

Registration for new students commences in August 2019


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Aims and Objectives

Studying Computing and information systems with the University of London will give you the fundamental skills needed to become a computing or information systems professional.


Career Opportunities

This programme is designed to equip you with a wide range of knowledge and skills to increase your career prospects; for example:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Designer
  • Application Programmer
  • IT Consultant