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 fifth year in a row.
The prestigious Princeton Review rankings show our games degrees in both the undergraduate and postgraduate world Top 15, while the University remains the best placed European institution.
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 Screen Skills, JAMES, NCSC, Tiga and BCS. Those links mean 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 exciting.
Dean of School
This School has three specialist Divisions:
The centre for degrees, research and knowledge in applied computer science, games technology and mathematics.
The world-renowned teaching centre for ethical hacking and cybersecurity .
Internationally recognised research and courses in game design, computer games technology and computer arts.
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