School of Computing
The School of Computing Science and Digital Media courses develop skills and expertise for a wide range of computing technologies and target applications.
The School has an excellent reputation for its innovative and practical approaches to teaching and learning. For generations it has produced qualified professionals across a broad spectrum of technical careers with graduates in high profile, international roles. Our applied approach to the subject ensures our graduate employment rate remains one of the best in the UK. We have recently been recognised as the best new university in the UK for computing (Times Good University Guide 2009 and 2010). Our courses are recognised by the BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT.
Strong links with industry ensure that courses are constantly updated plus many are introduced as a direct response to changes in the marketplace. Our world-class research is often in direct collaboration with industry, including major oil, pharmaceutical, and software companies.
Computing is high impact, with a global reach that shapes all aspects of society.
Our staff have a breadth of experience in teaching and professional practice, most staff also have research expertise in their subject area.
Enjoy easy access to a wide variety of computing labs.
Computing research degrees and research opportunities in a number of broad areas.
Placements let students use the skills they have developed while studying.
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We offer a range of career enhancing short IT courses. View the courses and book online.