Taught course

Applied Computing via Distance Learning

Staffordshire University · Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are normally a Certificate of HE in Applied Computing or equivalent. Students applying without a Certificate of HE will be considered individually using Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) criteria or Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) criteria.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course represents a distance learning route to a Diploma in Higher Education in the area of Applied Computing. There is no attendance requirement at the University with contact with tutors via email/Skype and our virtual learning environment.

By applied we mean the study of computing applied in a business context. The course provides both breadth and depth over a range of computing topics. The course can act as a staging post to further study towards a degree.

Assessment for each module is via coursework, which may include online tests where appropriate.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 1782 294 400