What are the system requirements for using RCUK’s online learning platforms?

Modified on Wed, 03 Apr 2024 at 02:21 PM

Our online learning platforms will run on the below minimum hardware specifications. However, the faster your computer, the better the performance.



1 GHz (min), 2 GHz dual core or more recommended 


512 MB (min), 1 GB or more is recommended 

Screen resolution for PC and Mac 

1024 x 768 monitor display size 


16 bit audio; speakers or headphones are required 


16 bit graphics 

Input devices 

Keyboard and mouse 

Assistive technologies 

Jaws 10 


Our platforms are compatible with any standard compliant web browser such as:



  • Windows 7 or later with Microsoft Edge, Firefox, or Chrome (latest version).
  • MacOS 10.12 or later with Safari or Chrome (latest version).



  • Apple device iOS 10 or later with Safari (latest version).
  • Android device 8.0 (Oero) or later with Google Chrome (latest version).


For the best experience and optimum security, we recommend that you keep your browser up to date. To find out what browser you are using, go to https://www.whatismybrowser.com/

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