Graduate School

Technical requirements

In order to study on the programme you will require a reasonably up-to-date computer and a reliable broadband internet connection which allows video streaming.

You will need access to a computer, the internet and a fully up-to-date web browser.

Check your computer set-up

You can use the following link to test your internet speed connection.

Test your internet speed connection (

You will need to check that your website browser is supported by the University. We recommend that you use the most recent version of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.

Supported web browsers

Software packages

The University subscribes to Office 365 to allow all staff and students to benefit from the extensive range of features included at no additional cost, including Microsoft Office.

You’ll also have access to a range of software you can download to help you complete your coursework.

Main software deals at the University

Additional hardware requirements

You will also need to have a headset with microphone or equivalent equipment, e.g. a modern laptop with in-built microphone and speakers to participate in live seminars. You can also join the live seminars on mobile devices using dedicated apps, even when you’re on the go, so you can still take part in the discussion.