University recognition

These universities recognise the BCS Professional Graduate Diploma in IT (with a pass in the associated Professional Project) for entry* onto an MSc course in an IT or computer science-related subject.

Name of University
Courses for which HEQ student are accepted
Glasgow Caledonian University
MSc Information Technology
Liverpool John Moores University
MSc Computing and Information Systems
MSc Cyber Security
London South Bank University
MSc Suite within Informatics: 
  • Social and Digital Media
  • Business Intelligence and Social Media
  • IT Management for Business
  • Internet & Database Systems
Open University
MSc Computing (F66)
MSc Technology Management  (F36)
MSc Advanced Networking (F56)
Plymouth University MSc Computer Science (3839)
Robert Gordon University MSc Computing: Information Engineering (CIE)
MSc Information and Network Security (INS)
MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry (ITOGI)
MSc Computing: Software Technology with Network Management (CSTNM)
University of East Anglia MSc Advanced Computing Science
MSc Information Systems
MSc Knowledge Discovery and Datamining
University of Greenwich MSc Information Systems Management (P10968)
MSc Computing and Information Systems (P10487)
University of South Wales MSc Computer Science
University of Ulster The University is happy to consider the BCS Professional Graduate Diploma in IT as entry to MSc courses.

N.B. applicants to all of these programmes will still need to meet the University’s English Language requirements.

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