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 Level two of the BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Systems.

  • Minimum of one year
  • Champs Fleurs

N.B. There will be no recruitment for new students onto this programme for September 2017.


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

In order to complete the University of London application process all students must have their academic certificates verified. Please view the options below:

Option One:

  • Verification of academic certificates is done at School of Business and Computer Science Limited at the Champs Fleurs or San Fernando Campus ONLY.
  • Students are required to walk with originals and copies of their academic certificates (‘O’ / ‘A’ levels / CAPE). The copies would be verified at no cost to the student.

Option Two: CARICOM Students

  • Verification of certificates can be done by your Local Ministry of Education office.
  • As the UOL Application process is now done ONLINE ONLY students must now:
    • Complete the ONLINE Application Form.
    • Scan verified copies of academic certificates and upload during application process.
    • Scan Birth Certificate and National ID and upload during application process.
    • Examination results for CXC, CAPE and/or GCE received within the current registration year do not need to be verified. The original result slips can be uploaded.
    • Students who have misplaced or lost their original CXC Certificates and have the Statement of Results issued by the Ministry of Education, can also upload the original document.
    • Submit the application fee. Payments can be made via credit card (if paying online) or bank draft.

The Application fee represents the cost of processing applications at the University of London and it is non-refundable. Each Application will be considered on an individual basis and the decision taken at the discretion of the University.

Please contact the UOL Department at

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.


Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago covers tuition expenses via the GATE programme for nationals of Trinidad and Tobago.


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.