Computing & Information Systems

The School of Computing and Information Systems offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses designed to reflect the developing needs of business and industry. The courses cover the range of modern computing technologies in Computer Science, Information Systems and Software Engineering, with specialisations in Games Technology, Network and Wireless technologies, Information Security, Electronic Business and Embedded Systems. The courses are delivered in an exciting and challenging environment for learning in modern, well-equipped teaching facilities.

We build and maintain strong links with industry through the taught programmes (especially via Industrial Placements), research collaborations and consultancy. Our courses are designed and regularly reviewed to ensure their currency and relevance to professional and industry needs, and are subject to accreditation by professional bodies such as the British Computer Society.

Research in the School underpins the taught courses and spans a range of activities, including digital imaging, information systems, mobile and network technologies and ambient intelligence. These are applied across a variety of sectors including healthcare, transportation, electronic business and communications. Research is conducted within our two Centres of Research Excellence - the Digital Imaging Research Centre (DIRC) and Medical Information and Network Technologies (MINT).

Why Kingston?

  • Professional accreditation by the British Computer Society
  • Practical hands-on courses with industrial placement
  • Flexibility of course choice into the second year
  • Access to professional vendor qualifications
  • State-of-the-art computing laboratories




Second Double KTP worth £335k awarded to CIS

The School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, Kingston University London, …

Best Paper Award – Cyber Security 2015 Conference

Dr Eckhard Pfluegel‘s paper titled “Chaos-Based Image Encryption Using an AONT” was selected as one of …

Double KTP award for CIS in the area of satellite communications

Collaboration of CIS with local satellite communications company, receives 318k InnovateUK funding boost. Congratulations to Professor …

CIS Professor’s paper on natural selection in proteins appearing in PLOS ONE

Protein Structure and Evolution: Are They Constrained Globally by a Principle Derived from Information Theory? Natural …

New research PhD studentships 2015

The application deadline for these studentships has now passed. Kingston is now offering 35 prestigious research studentships to …