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




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Prof. Sergio A Velastin will give a keynote talk

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