Dr. Liz Bacon
Head of School


Welcome to the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences . Our School contains many undergraduate and postgraduate courses for individuals wishing to extend their professional development and thereby their career opportunities. The School also provides practical research and consultancy activities.
The School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences is an extremely successful school within the university and is ranked number 52 out of 108 by the Guardian League Tables (November 2003). It is recognized both nationally and internationally for its cutting edge research and its innovative approach to curriculum development.
The School has pioneered degree programmes in Computing, Information Systems, Multimedia Technology, Interactive Multimedia Games, Networking, Internet and Web Technologies, Data Mining, Mathematics, Statistics, Decision Science and Computational Science and Engineering. Our research record is outstanding, focusing on practical and important real-life problems. Our Fire Safety Engineering Group won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education in 2002, the top award at the British Computer Society (BCS) IT Awards in 2001 and the European IST (Information Society Technologies) Prize in 2003 for its EXODUS software.
The School consists of over 100 academic and research staff divided into the departments of Computer Science, Information Systems and Multimedia, and Mathematical Sciences. The School offers some of the most up-to-date, relevant and exciting courses in traditional computing and computer science as well as the emerging Multimedia, Internet and Web technologies. The school prides itself in its pastoral care with an extensive personal tutoring systemdesign to help students with their academic activities.
We hope that you find our coures fit your professional and career development. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further assistance.