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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

London Metropolitan University’sFaculty of Computingwelcomes Crossways 6th Form CollegeMonday 28th June


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

Prof. Dominic Palmer-Brown

Dean of the

Faculty of Computing


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


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

The Faculty of Computing is located in the Tech Tower.

Technology Tower

The Tech Tower has 800 networked machines, is open 9am to 9pm every day, and offers fantastic views over London.


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

Overlooking the ‘neighbours’ - Arsenal football stadium!


Faculty of computing

Faculty of Computing

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.


Faculty of computing research centres and groups

Faculty of ComputingResearch Centres and Groups

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)

Optoelectronics Group

Statistics, Operational Research and Mathematics Research Centre (STORM)


Range of faculty of computing undergraduate qualifications

Range of Faculty of Computing Undergraduate qualifications

Extended degree

Foundation Degree (FdSc)

Bachelors Degree (BSc, BEng)

Integrated Masters Degree (MEng)

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Approved prior experience learning

Approved Prior (Experience) Learning

Prior academic qualifications/work-based experience may exempt you from part of a course.

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Basic faculty entry requirements

Basic Faculty Entry Requirements

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

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Range of subjects

Range of subjects

At LondonMet the Faculty of Computing comprises of:

Computing

Mathematics

Communication Technology

Multimedia

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Computing

Computing

BSc COMPUTING EXTENDED DEGREE (Computing, Mathematics, Multimedia)

FdSc BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

BSc BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

BSc BUSINESS COMPUTING

FdSc COMPUTING

BSc COMPUTING

BSc COMPUTER FORENSICS

BSc INTERNET COMPUTING

BSc COMPUTER SCIENCE

BSc MOBILE COMPUTING

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Mathematics

Mathematics

BSc FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS

BSc MATHEMATICS

BSc MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

BSc DECISION SCIENCE

BSc STATISTICS (joint only)

BSc MATHEMATICS AND ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS

BSc MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Communications technology

Communications Technology

BSc COMPUTER NETWORKING

BEng ELECTRONIC AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

BEng COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

BEng TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS ENGINEERING

BSc ELECTRONICS

BEng ELECTRONIC AND COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING

BSc COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

MEng NETWORK MANAGEMENT & SECURITY

MEng EMBEDDED SYSTEMS

MEng MOBILE & SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS

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Multimedia

Multimedia

BSc MULTIMEDIA SOLUTIONS (E-LEARNING, INTERNET, GAMES)

BSc COMPUTER GAMES

BSc COMPUTER ANIMATION

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Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

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)


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

Figure 1: IT professionals in the UK workforce / UK Applicants to Computing

1,200,000

40,000

35,000

1,000,000

30,000

Computing applicants

800,000

25,000

IT professionals

600,000

20,000

15,000

400,000

10,000

Total IT professionals

200,000

5,000

Total applicants to Computing

degrees

0

0

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Source: e-skills UK analysis of ONS LFS and UCAS data. Post 2000 LFS data uses SOC 2000

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What are these skills

What are these skills?

Self-management

responsibility, flexibility, self-starting, a readiness to improve on performance based on feedback/reflective learning

Teamworking

Respecting others, co-operating, negotiation, discussion contribution

Business and Customer Awareness

Basic understanding of key drivers in business – innovation – customer satisfaction

Problem Solving

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


Graduate skills are embedded

Graduate skills are embedded

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 …….


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

supported by London Metropolitan University


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

‘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.


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

WOW offers graduates in:

Web Consultancy, Design and Development

Digital / Multimedia

Gaming and Animation

Graphic Design and Branding

Business Systems Design

Communications Technology

Database Design and Development

Data Mining / Warehouse

Mathematics and Statistical Research


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

highest calibre students

highest quality outputs

breakthrough thinking

the future in

digital, multimedia

and IT expertise


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

Some previous projects

Thames Gateway London Partnership

Redesign and development of website and branding

http://www.thames-gateway.org.uk

New Brand Vision

Web development and PHP coding functionality for clients

incl Microsoft/Creditflux/Emap

People With Voices

News article based website for ethnic minorities

http://www.peoplewithvoices.com

Centre for Children Youth and Media (Institute of Education)

Back-end coding functionality and optimisation

http://www.childrenyouthandmedia.org.uk

Cockpit Arts Studios

Database design and implementation / business review


Prof dominic palmer brown dean of the faculty of computing

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.


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