International Graduate Diploma in Computing

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees in computing at GCU.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by Glasgow Caledonian University.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master?s programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
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£13,500

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 10-15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two INTO International look at a circuit diagram on a computer together

Embark on a career in a leading-edge field and master the exciting and challenging world of big data! When you graduate, you'll be a competitive candidate for roles as a systems developer, architect or administrator in data and analytics.

Big data techniques are revolutionising how organisations and industries acquire and analyse data, offering valuable insights into how people live, work, play, travel, shop and exercise. These insights are valuable to marketers, researchers, designers, city planners and app developers.

This degree will help you to build the fundamental knowledge and practical skills for success in this fast-growing field. You'll develop competence in a range of emerging technologies: big data, cloud computing and the internet of things.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Marks do not count towards your final Master's degree, but do help the University assess whether you are ready to progress to your chosen route of study. You'll be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master?s programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 10-15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two INTO International look at a circuit diagram on a computer together

Embark on a career in a leading-edge field and master the exciting and challenging world of big data! When you graduate, you'll be a competitive candidate for roles as a systems developer, architect or administrator in data and analytics.

Big data techniques are revolutionising how organisations and industries acquire and analyse data, offering valuable insights into how people live, work, play, travel, shop and exercise. These insights are valuable to marketers, researchers, designers, city planners and app developers.

This degree will help you to build the fundamental knowledge and practical skills for success in this fast-growing field. You'll develop competence in a range of emerging technologies: big data, cloud computing and the internet of things.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Marks do not count towards your final Master's degree, but do help the University assess whether you are ready to progress to your chosen route of study. You'll be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master?s programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£13,500

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 10-15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two INTO International look at a circuit diagram on a computer together

Embark on a career in a leading-edge field and master the exciting and challenging world of big data! When you graduate, you'll be a competitive candidate for roles as a systems developer, architect or administrator in data and analytics.

Big data techniques are revolutionising how organisations and industries acquire and analyse data, offering valuable insights into how people live, work, play, travel, shop and exercise. These insights are valuable to marketers, researchers, designers, city planners and app developers.

This degree will help you to build the fundamental knowledge and practical skills for success in this fast-growing field. You'll develop competence in a range of emerging technologies: big data, cloud computing and the internet of things.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Marks do not count towards your final Master's degree, but do help the University assess whether you are ready to progress to your chosen route of study. You'll be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master?s programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.

Entry requirements additional information:

The Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for standard courses. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.

For integrated programmes, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Class hours:

22-25 hours per week

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 9 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 10-15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21-25 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two INTO International look at a circuit diagram on a computer together

Embark on a career in a leading-edge field and master the exciting and challenging world of big data! When you graduate, you'll be a competitive candidate for roles as a systems developer, architect or administrator in data and analytics.

Big data techniques are revolutionising how organisations and industries acquire and analyse data, offering valuable insights into how people live, work, play, travel, shop and exercise. These insights are valuable to marketers, researchers, designers, city planners and app developers.

This degree will help you to build the fundamental knowledge and practical skills for success in this fast-growing field. You'll develop competence in a range of emerging technologies: big data, cloud computing and the internet of things.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Marks do not count towards your final Master's degree, but do help the University assess whether you are ready to progress to your chosen route of study. You'll be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises
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