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Computer requirements

Students will require regular access to a computer with an internet connection to use the University of London’s online resources and systems.

Students must be able to download and install software to their Windows or MacOS device to include secure examination browsers for online assessment purposes (if offered on your programme of study).

Computer requirements

The computer must have at least the following minimum specification:

  • Windows: 7, 8, and 10 on 64-bit platforms (Windows 10 recommended)
  • macOS: OS X 10.14 and higher
  • CPUs newer than 2011 (Intel Sandy Bridge or newer)
  • OpenGL 2.0 graphics driver
  • Local storage for the recording of proctored examinations (75MB per hour)
  • Web camera & microphone (internal or external)
  • A broadband internet connection (minimum of 0.15Mbps upload speed)

It should also have the following applications installed:

  • Word processor (for Microsoft Word documents)
  • A PDF reader (e.g. Adobe)

Additional requirements

Some programmes may have additional requirements, such as:

  • Video and audio recording options (e.g. microphone, webcam).
  • Microsoft Excel.
  • STATA, statistical, or other specialist software.

Where this is the case, you will find information on our programme pages.

You may also wish to use a printer and/or storage device(s) for your documents.

Please note: full mobile access is not available for all programmes.