London Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Computing welcomes Crossways 6 th Form College Monday 28 th June. Prof. Dominic Palmer-Brown Dean of the Faculty of Computing. Faculty of Computing 33 undergraduate courses 20 postgraduate courses 40 PhDs students 10 Research Centres/Groups.
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Prof. Dominic Palmer-Brown
Dean of the
Faculty of Computing
The Faculty of Computing is located in the Tech Tower.
The Tech Tower has 800 networked machines, is open 9am to 9pm every day, and offers fantastic views over London.
Overlooking the ‘neighbours’ - Arsenal football stadium!
The department pays equal importance to research and consultancy, teaching and continuing professional development.
One of the department's key aims is to increase its relevance to commerce and industry, e.g. by offering training courses and through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. We place emphasis on professional integration by applying new technologies and approaches to our teaching and research.
Applied Mathematics and Coastal Studies
Communications and Software Systems Engineering
Digital Media Research Group (DMRG)
Intelligent Systems Research Centre
Knowledge Management Research Centre
Learning Technology Research Institute
London Metropolitan University Microwaves
On-board active safety system for general aviation (ONBASS)
Statistics, Operational Research and Mathematics Research Centre (STORM)
Foundation Degree (FdSc)
Bachelors Degree (BSc, BEng)
Integrated Masters Degree (MEng)
Prior academic qualifications/work-based experience may exempt you from part of a course.
In addition to the UCAS points specified for each course, most courses in the Faculty require:
GCSE English and Maths at grade C
We can assess applicants
At LondonMet the Faculty of Computing comprises of:
BSc COMPUTING EXTENDED DEGREE (Computing, Mathematics, Multimedia)
FdSc BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BSc BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BSc BUSINESS COMPUTING
BSc COMPUTER FORENSICS
BSc INTERNET COMPUTING
BSc COMPUTER SCIENCE
BSc MOBILE COMPUTING
BSc FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS
BSc MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
BSc DECISION SCIENCE
BSc STATISTICS (joint only)
BSc MATHEMATICS AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
BSc MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
BSc COMPUTER NETWORKING
BEng ELECTRONIC AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
BEng COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
BEng TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS ENGINEERING
BEng ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING
BSc COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
MEng NETWORK MANAGEMENT & SECURITY
MEng EMBEDDED SYSTEMS
MEng MOBILE & SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS
BSc MULTIMEDIA SOLUTIONS (E-LEARNING, INTERNET, GAMES)
BSc COMPUTER GAMES
BSc COMPUTER ANIMATION
Graduate-level skills are a must for an increasing proportion of jobs. The teaching of these skills should not be viewed as a discretionary ‘add-on’ – they are vital to enable graduates to apply their degree skills to the workplace
(CBI Education and Skills survey 2009)
Figure 1: IT professionals in the UK workforce / UK Applicants to Computing
Total IT professionals
Total applicants to Computing
Source: e-skills UK analysis of ONS LFS and UCAS data. Post 2000 LFS data uses SOC 2000
responsibility, flexibility, self-starting, a readiness to improve on performance based on feedback/reflective learning
Respecting others, co-operating, negotiation, discussion contribution
Business and Customer Awareness
Basic understanding of key drivers in business – innovation – customer satisfaction
Analysis – thinking outside the box – creative thinking – confidence in the above
Communication and Literacy
listening and questioning – ability to produce clear concise oral and written literacy
All these skills are embedded into the design of all the degree courses in the Faculty of Computing.
In addition – work placements modules are available
For the best students then there is …….
supported by London Metropolitan University
‘so what is this WOW thing?...’
WOW is an exciting initiative, embedded within London Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Computing.
Our top students/graduates from digital, multimedia and IT are placed into client-driven projects at very competitive rates to business, who in turn benefit from access to highly motivated and talented individuals.
We currently have student/graduate developers across a range of platforms, front-end designers, graphic and gaming artists, database developers, IT consultants, programmers working onprojects from SME and corporate web build to complex informationarchitecture.
WOW offers graduates in:
Web Consultancy, Design and Development
Digital / Multimedia
Gaming and Animation
Graphic Design and Branding
Business Systems Design
Database Design and Development
Data Mining / Warehouse
Mathematics and Statistical Research
highest calibre students
highest quality outputs
the future in
and IT expertise
Some previous projects
Thames Gateway London Partnership
Redesign and development of website and branding
New Brand Vision
Web development and PHP coding functionality for clients
People With Voices
News article based website for ethnic minorities
Centre for Children Youth and Media (Institute of Education)
Back-end coding functionality and optimisation
Cockpit Arts Studios
Database design and implementation / business review
What does being a student in Higher Education mean?
Attending lectures, seminars and workshops.
- full attendance and participation in classes is the recipe for success
- time management
Carrying out assessments - both coursework and examination
You will get out of it what you put into it.