Study Pattern: Computing and Information Technologies University Advanced Diploma (online)

On this page, you will find the study pattern for our University Advanced Diploma in Computing and Information Technologies (online) programme.

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week.

Computing and Information Technologies, University Advanced Diploma - standard (1 year) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Computing Technologies in Society
(6CC544)
20 credits
Option B Module*
20 credits
Option C Module*
20 credits

*Option B Modules: Network Management and Security (6CC547); Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking: An Introduction (6CC548)

*Option C Modules: Web Development: Creating Effective Applications (6CC549); Software Engineering: Creating Quality Products (6CC550); Internet of Things: An Introduction (6CC551)