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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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Columbia University – Columbia Engineering
New York, USA

The online Artificial Intelligence (AI) program from Columbia, No. 1 Engineering School in the Ivy League for 2021, is designed for professionals and leaders who are seeking a ... +

The online Artificial Intelligence (AI) program from Columbia, No. 1 Engineering School in the Ivy League for 2021, is designed for professionals and leaders who are seeking a deeper understanding of AI. You can complete the program in 9 to 18 months while continuing to work. A bachelor’s degree, experience with Python, and experience with either Java, C, or C++ are required. Learn more about this non-credit executive education program. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 18 months
English
Sep 2022
Online
 
Canadian College of Technology and Business
Vancouver, Canada

Studying a Diploma in the Cybersecurity Analyst Practicum program will equip you with the skills and knowledge to enter several roles including Systems Security Planner, Inter ... +

Studying a Diploma in the Cybersecurity Analyst Practicum program will equip you with the skills and knowledge to enter several roles including Systems Security Planner, Internet Systems Administrator and Network Support Technician. By the end of the program, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of web programming, implement encryption-based technologies as well as run penetration tests on systems to test for potential security risks. -
Diploma
Full-time
42 weeks
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Essex Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

As the world grows increasingly reliant on technology, the need for knowledgeable computing professionals also rises. This 100% online and part-time conversion short course is ... +

As the world grows increasingly reliant on technology, the need for knowledgeable computing professionals also rises. This 100% online and part-time conversion short course is designed for individuals who don’t have a computing background and are looking to move into this in-demand field. On this online PG Dip Computer Science, you will explore the broad field of computer science and gain technical know-how as well as a pragmatic approach to problem-solving. Developing these practical skills and core knowledge is essential to prepare you for a career in computer science. At the end of the course, you will be able to continue your studies and advance onto the full Master's programme. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Part-time
16 months
English
Online
 

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Online Business School
Coventry, United Kingdom

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the IT and Computing Diploma offered by Online Business School is definitely a course you should consi ... +

If you have the desire to turn your passion for computers into a career, the IT and Computing Diploma offered by Online Business School is definitely a course you should consider. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
700 - 1800 hours
English
Online
 
Estonian Entrepreneurship University Of Applied Sciences (EUAS)
Tallinn, Estonia

The specialty Web technologies teaches you to create visual environments and applications, develop user interfaces and user experience. You will also be in an environment cond ... +

The specialty Web technologies teaches you to create visual environments and applications, develop user interfaces and user experience. You will also be in an environment conducive to the development of ideas on how to link your knowledge with entrepreneurship. Professionals with creative and business skills - smart creatives - are the most sought-after employees in Estonian technology enterprises. -
Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Russian
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Cambrian College
Sudbury, Canada

Gain in-depth networking and infrastructure skills to configure the information technology environment in all sizes and types of organizations. You will learn how to install, ... +

Gain in-depth networking and infrastructure skills to configure the information technology environment in all sizes and types of organizations. You will learn how to install, manage, and troubleshoot networks and internetworks; and local and remote servers. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Through collaboration with industry, the Software Engineering Technology – Artificial Intelligence (AI) program will provide our students with skills in state of art design an ... +

Through collaboration with industry, the Software Engineering Technology – Artificial Intelligence (AI) program will provide our students with skills in state of art design and AI application development technologies. Software is taking the planet by storm and AI-driven technologies are at the center of it. AI’s global economic impact is expected to reach trillions by 2025. AI is set to become the new database for next-generation applications. Our Software Engineering Technology – Artificial Intelligence program aligns well with the newest technology trends in the software industry, namely “Augmented Analytics,” “AI-Driven Development,” and “Autonomous Things.” The coursework emphasizes modern software design and AI frameworks, machine learning, data visualization, big data fundamentals, natural language processing, image recognition, recommender systems, software bots, digital ethics, and privacy guidelines within AI solutions. To round out the technical focus of the curriculum, the Software Engineering Technology – Artificial Intelligence program includes two software development projects. For these real-world business applications, you put into action all the technical, systems, and business skills acquired during your courses to build AI-enhanced software solutions for automating, classifying, predicting, recommending, and understanding processes and data. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2022
Online
 
IEBS - Escuela de Negocios de la Innovación y los Emprendedores
Barcelona, Spain

In the Postgraduate in Data Science and Machine Learning you will learn the main techniques of data capture, storage and processing that will allow you to be an expert in Arti ... +

In the Postgraduate in Data Science and Machine Learning you will learn the main techniques of data capture, storage and processing that will allow you to be an expert in Artificial Intelligence and therefore one of the most sought after professionals by companies today. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
Part-time
10 months
Spanish (Spain)
Online
 
Canadian College
Vancouver, Canada

This program is designed for students pursuing a career in IT. The coursework gives students an understanding of various computer systems as well as several recognized certifi ... +

This program is designed for students pursuing a career in IT. The coursework gives students an understanding of various computer systems as well as several recognized certifications commonly required of industry professionals. A 12-month co-op provides valuable work experience in the field. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

If you're interested in what it takes to provide enterprise-level front line support, enrol in our Computer Systems Technician IT program. You'll develop skills to manage and ... +

If you're interested in what it takes to provide enterprise-level front line support, enrol in our Computer Systems Technician IT program. You'll develop skills to manage and support users while supporting and liaising with other members of an IS team. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Jan 2022
Campus
Online
 
Wekerle Business School
Budapest, Hungary

The aim of the program is to train IT specialists who rely on their previous qualifications can acquire the basics of the program- and web design as well as the techniques of ... +

The aim of the program is to train IT specialists who rely on their previous qualifications can acquire the basics of the program- and web design as well as the techniques of object-oriented programming, the structure of databases, and the use of SQL. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This APU Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Software Engineering is designed to provide students with skills in software systems develo ... +

This APU Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Software Engineering is designed to provide students with skills in software systems development, with emphasis on aspects of software engineering. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
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 ... +

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 further their studies in computing. It is equivalent in size and level to the first year of a degree programme in computing. -
Diploma Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
AAS College
Thessaloniki, Greece

The SQA Advanced Diploma in Computing: Technical Support and AAS College provide students with a progression route into employment. This SQA Advanced Diploma covers a range of ... +

The SQA Advanced Diploma in Computing: Technical Support and AAS College provide students with a progression route into employment. This SQA Advanced Diploma covers a range of specialist technical skills and knowledge in using and supporting computer systems. It will give learners vocational and technical computing skills that will enable them to work in an IT-related role. -
Advanced Diploma
Full-time
24 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
LaSalle College Montreal
Montreal, Canada

The Computer Science Technology DEC, with a Programming option, was developed with support from the information technology business community and will propel you straight towa ... +

The Computer Science Technology DEC, with a Programming option, was developed with support from the information technology business community and will propel you straight towards a promising career with excellent job prospects. -
Diploma
Full-time
Campus