Computing & IT and Design (T13-CITD) at Open University - UCAS

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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing & IT and Design (T13-CITD)

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Course summary

This is one of several subject combinations available in our Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject (T13) – you’ll divide your time equally between the two subjects. You will be introduced to the processes of design and innovation, with particular regard to digital technology. You will also study the profound technological, economic, political and ethical changes that are driven by those digital technologies. On completion of this certificate, you will have the basis for further study to develop the skills to contribute to the design of the digital electronic devices of the future. Key features of the course

  • Explores the profound technological, economic, political and ethical change driven by digital advancement
  • Examines the common principles of design and ways of thinking that lead to ideas and creative solutions
  • Enhances your employability
  • Builds a solid foundation for further study


This certificate of higher education one stage, comprising 120 credits: You’ll study two 30-credit computing & IT modules and a 60-credit design module.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7272 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2318 Whole course
Scotland £2376 Whole course
Wales £2624 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £6984 Whole course
EU £7472 Whole course
International £7472 Whole course
Channel Islands £7472 Whole course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Fee information is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2025. Fees typically increase annually.
Computing & IT and Design (T13-CITD) at Open University - UCAS