Graduate Diploma in Informatics
Academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into a master's degree in areas such as information science, e-business systems, and library science.
Why apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?
- university placement for all successful students
- a quality-assured university programme
- access to City, University of London support and facilities
What is special about the programme?
The Graduate Diploma in Informatics is a full-time academic programme that prepares you for postgraduate study in areas such as information science, e-business systems, and library science.
You will improve your language skills, increase your knowledge in academic subjects and develop the necessary study and research skills for postgraduate study. You will also gain an understanding of the UK education system before entering as a postgraduate.
As well as full access to all the university facilities you'll benefit from:
- full university status
- a conditional offer of a place on a designated postgraduate degree at City, University of London
- intensive English tuition
- world-class facilities in a modern study centre
- detailed feedback on performance
- a highly supportive study environment
- small classes for maximum student teacher interaction
- professional support and guidance with your university application
- the highest levels of pastoral care and support
The Computing modules have a strong practical focus: lectures are complemented by computer lab sessions where you will write programs. You will use the programs Virtualbox and Kali Linux as virtual hacking environments to practise ethical hacking. If you are studying the Science and Engineering pathway, you will attend seminar style classes, providing you with a solid grounding in physics in preparation for a range of engineering degrees.
Who should apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?
The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3 year Diploma in a relevant subject. The Graduate Diploma is also suitable for those that want to increase or update their subject knowledge or those that need to improve their English language study skills within the context of their chosen subject.