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The Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies at Northumbria University offers high quality courses taught in specialist labs and workshops.

If you want to explore the latest technologies in modern labs using industry-standard equipment, then come and see what Northumbria has to offer!  

You can be sure of developing all the skills and knowledge you need to make an immediate impact, whatever your career aspirations. We work closely with employers to design and update our courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. With guru lectures, field trips, employer-led CV workshops, sandwich placement years and possibility for studying abroad and lots more, you'll have access to recruitment representatives from a wide range of companies.  

With high quality skills-based, accredited courses and a supportive learning environment, we're confident you'll feel right at home studying with us.  

Computing at Northumbria is a mix of everything – lectures, seminars, labs, team projects, and guest lectures! All of the professors have had years of experience in different sectors of IT, and they base assignments on real world scenarios.”

Whitney Phillips, MSc Computing and Information Technology

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Undergraduate Study

We offer a wide range of undergraduate courses. These include our suite of Computer Science courses, Computer Networks and Cyber Security, Computer and Digital Forensics, our industry sponsored Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) and Information Sciences and Data Analytics.   

Our courses are professionally focused and offer an optional placement year or study abroad year.  Many of our courses incorporate industry speakers and field trips. With extensive professional accreditation across all subject areas, our undergraduate courses will provide the ideal foundation for work or further study.

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Postgraduate Study

We have postgraduate courses for graduates who have studied a related discipline and also for those who have not.  From our suite of Information Sciences courses to Computing and Information Technology our courses have been specially tailored for the next stage for your academic career to either. They can either deepen your knowledge of your chosen field, enable you to change career direction, or take a step towards professional status.

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning offers the opportunity to study wherever you are based in the world without having to set foot on campus. Northumbria’s online environment is supportive with continuous interaction with tutors and other students through virtual seminars and the latest online discussion groups.

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Postgraduate Research

If you're interested in joining one of our research degree programmes, please find more information about all our opportunities at the Graduate School


Computer and Information Sciences Courses

Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University encompasses all of our work in computer science, games, animation and digital visual effects, computer forensics and security, network technology, website development, library management and information sciences.


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Undergraduate Open Day Events

Looking to study in September 2021? Our Undergraduate Open Day Events are the perfect opportunity for you to find out as much as you can about our wide range of courses and world-class facilities.

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