Laptop or PC

Technical requirements

Students must have a laptop or personal computer to study their course effectively online.

Recommended minimum specifications are:

Windows-based laptop (less than 3 years old) or Surface Pro Tablet PC

  • 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows*
  • CPU Processor: 1.8GHz or higher
  • 24GB Hard Drive/ 4GB RAM
  • 25cm screen or larger
  • Full size keyboard (not on-screen)
  • An English Browser must be installed (Chrome, Firefox, Edge etc)
  • Webcam (Integrated or USB plug and play) – HD recommended
  • Microphone/headset (Integrated or USB plug and play)

Mac (less than 3 years old)

  • OS X10.9 or higher*
  • Intel CPU
  • 24GB Hard Drive/ 4GB RAM
  • 25cm screen or larger
  • Full size keyboard (not on-screen)
  • An English Browser must be installed (Chrome, Firefox, Safari etc)
  • Webcam (Integrated or USB plug and play) – HD recommended
  • Microphone/headset (Integrated or USB plug and play)

*Operating System should be changed to English once class has started