Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

In the modern workplace, it can be hard to keep up with rapidly changing information, communication and web technologies. This university'level professional development course introduces you to the use of information technology in a business environment. Its main aim is to enhance knowledge, technical skills and expertise, so it is ideal if you want to develop your professional information technology skills and learn how to apply those skills in both commercial and not'for'profit organisations. You will also have the opportunity to carry out a project tackling a real'life, work'related problem, such as creating a small business website or an online e'shop.

Course Modules

Any 8 modules from a list inluding: Advanced web authoring; building web applications using MySQL and PHP; fundamentals of information technology; introduction to database technology; introduction to web authoring; JavaScript; mobile application development; problem'solving for programming; web data with XML, JSON and AJAX; web programming using PHP. All modules can also be taken as stand'alone short courses.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
CertHE (Post A-Level) £750  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Age restriction