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School of Design and Informatics

School of Design and Informatics rated best in Europe by Princeton Review

The award-winning courses offered by the National Centre of Excellence for Computer Games Education in the School of Design and Informatics are the best in Europe for an incredible third year in a row.

The prestigious Princeton Review rankings show Abertay’s games degrees in both the undergraduate and postgraduate world Top 25, while the University remains the best placed European institution.

In the School of Design and Informatics, we aim to educate our students to be the innovators and ground-breakers of tomorrow’s computing and digital media-based industries.

We offer a wide range of industry accredited courses, from technology courses in ethical hacking and games programming to creative courses in design and digital media creation.

We have strong links with industry and major companies, the school is a founding partner of Sony’s PlayStation First education programme and courses are accredited by Creative Skillset, JAMES and BCS. Through those links we ensure that our courses are current and relevant.

Our staff are leaders in their fields and involved in individual and collaborative research with national research projects and industry partners. In these pages, you will find out who we are, what we teach, where our interests lie, and how we can help you develop interesting and rewarding careers in subjects which are stimulating and rewarding.

The School has three Divisions: The Division of Games and Arts, the Division of Computing and Mathematics, and the Division of Cyber Security.

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School of Design and Informatics - Heads of Division

Dr Dayna Galloway

Dr Dayna Galloway

School of Design and Informatics | Head of Division

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Dr Natalie Coull

Dr Natalie Coull

School of Design and Informatics | Head of Division

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Professor Ruth Falconer

Professor Ruth Falconer

School of Design and Informatics | Head of Division

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