Diploma Programs in Computer Science

Students who enjoy solving computer problems or finding the proverbial needle in a haystack may want to investigate obtaining a Diploma in Computer Science. This specialization offers students the ability to pair their computer skills with their critical thinking capabilities.   One of the questions prospective students frequently ask is, what is a Diploma in Computer Science? It is a program… Read more

Students who enjoy solving computer problems or finding the proverbial needle in a haystack may want to investigate obtaining a Diploma in Computer Science. This specialization offers students the ability to pair their computer skills with their critical thinking capabilities.

One of the questions prospective students frequently ask is, what is a Diploma in Computer Science? It is a program of study that offers students training in the field of technology, sometimes specializing in server configuration, computer connections, network installation, and user management. While working towards the diploma, students may be required to collect and analyze data on the information processing needs of computer users, and perform processing and modeling using the proper computer software.  

One of the best benefits available to students who enroll in a computer science program is a competitive advantage. Going through formal training and taking computer science classes shows prospective employers that the students are capable of handling challenging tasks. It also lets students explore different methods of problem solving.

While most computer science programs are only a few years long, there is some variation in their cost. The fees one institution charges may be more than another institution just miles away. Students should research their top universities to explore their financial options.  

The career opportunities available to students with a Diploma in Computer Science vary greatly. Some of the more popular options include: software developer, computer hardware engineer, database administrator, systems analyst, and computer network architect. Though many students work with computer and software firms, those interested in pursing a career in the business world can work with companies as a manager of the IT department or as an IT consultant. 

Creating a dynamic career in a thriving, fast-paced field is within your grasp. All you need to do is decide to get a Diploma in Computer Science. To begin, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Curtin College
Perth, Australia

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The Diploma of Information Technology addresses significant market demand for skills associated with the design of distributed computing environments and the networks that underpin them. Learn about computer technology, hardware and software, as well as computer communications and network management. Study the fundamentals of programming and theoretical knowledge of computing. -
Diploma
Full-time
8 months
English
24 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Emeritus Institute of Management
Singapore

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Postgraduate Diploma
Part-time
9 months
English
17 Mar 2020
Online
 
Suzhou Centennial College
Suzhou, China

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Diploma
Full-time
2 years
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Campus
 
The UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The BTEC Level 5 HND in Computing, awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company and UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)- Dubai Campus teaches you the skil ... +

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Diploma
Full-time
2 years
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Code Institute
Blackrock, Ireland

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Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
14 weeks
English
Online
 
University of Bolton, Academic Centre – Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

The ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Computing is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to ... +

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Diploma
Full-time
English
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CEV - Escuela Superior de Comunicación, Imagen y Sonido
Madrid, Spain

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Advanced Diploma
Full-time
2 years
Spanish
Online
 
South Mediterranean University
Tunis, Tunisia

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Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
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AAS College
Thessaloniki, Greece

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Advanced Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
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Campus
 
Эстонский Университет Прикладных Наук по Предпринимательству Майнор
Tallinn, Estonia

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Diploma
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Sault College
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

The emphasis in the Computer Programmer diploma program is to give students the necessary computer programming skills to design, develop and implement computer systems.

The emphasis in the Computer Programmer diploma program is to give students the necessary computer programming skills to design, develop and implement computer systems. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)
Mexico City, Mexico

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Diploma
Full-time
96 hours
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14 Feb 2020
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Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

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Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
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AMLOTUS Language & Professional School
New York, USA

This course introduces students to the workplace and business through vocabulary development, guided discussions, and writing.

This course introduces students to the workplace and business through vocabulary development, guided discussions, and writing. -
Diploma
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London School Of International Business - LSIB
London, United Kingdom

Diploma in Computing is a 120 credit size qualification. It provides the core knowledge, understanding and skills to support learners planning to further their studies in comp ... +

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Diploma
Full-time
9 months
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