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Apply for the Postgraduate ECDL Programme

About the ECDL
Current candidates

The ECDL programme at UCL is open to all members of staff, members of the public and to postgraduate students only. The following information refers to the ECDL postgraduate schemeFind out more...

Postgraduate students for 2013-14 must be able to:

  • attend one of the orientation dates (10 or 15 October 2013)
  • attend scheduled testing times
  • sit their first test by 13 November 2013
  • pass all 7 tests by 19 March 2014

How to apply

Update: the ECDL Programme for 2013 - 14 is now closed.  Successful candidates should have received an email confirming their place.
Orientation sessions will be held on 10 and 15 October 2013 at 1 p.m. and you must be able to attend one of these sessions to register for the scheme. The deadline for applications for this year is 8 October 2013 or whenever all places are filled whichever is soonest.

Costs and what is included

The cost of ECDL tests and certification is borne by the UCL Graduate School and students incur no fee.

This includes all seven module tests, a mock test for each module and registration with the British Computer Society. It also includes online learning materials and downloadable paper-based materials, although these are available free of charge to UCL staff and students anyway.

Orientation sessions

The orientation session will last up to an hour.  At the orientation you will be given more detailed information about the ECDL programme at UCL and provided with a copy of the ECDL syllabus. You will be shown the learning materials which are available for use and the automated testing software we use for testing sessions. To attend an orientation session, please complete the ECDL application form, indicating your preferred orientation date (see form for details).