School of Computing and Digital Media

Offering qualifications in subjects from creative technologies to electronics.

The School of Computing and Digital Media offers cutting-edge academic and professional qualifications in subjects including computing, creative technologies, journalism, mathematics and electronics. Graduates of our computing and digital media degrees have gone on to forge successful careers as graphic designers, network and software engineers, journalists, analysts and university lecturers. They’ve worked for companies such as the BBC, Cisco, Vodaphone and The Independent.

Hone your skills in first-class facilities

Our IT and computing students benefit from some of the most advanced Cisco labs in London. Students on our digital media degrees can also take advantage of our £100,000 journalism newsroom, which was opened by former editor of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger. This state-of-the-art facility includes 40 computers equipped with the latest design software, large screen TVs and a mobile TriCaster that allows students to host outside radio and TV broadcasts while streaming live footage to the internet.

Learn from experts in their field

Teaching in the School is delivered by a team of dedicated and highly qualified lecturers with a wealth of industry experience. London Met has also been recognised by leading technology company Cisco for providing the best delivery of the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) curriculum in Europe. In addition to the University’s own team of experienced academics, students have access to guest speakers through regular events and workshops. In the past we’ve welcomed experts from companies including Microsoft, Cisco, Apple, O2 and Blackberry, as well as leading newsreaders George Alagiah, Jon Snow and Krishnan Guru Murthy.

Gain industry experience

Our WOW (World of Work) Agency places top students and graduates into client-driven, paid-for projects such as developing new websites and animations, providing our students with valuable experience to build their careers. Clients have included EMI (Mute) Records, Comic Relief and The Times Online.

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Latest news from the School of Computing and Digital Media

London Met formalises partnership agreement with Triagon Akademie

London Met has formalised a new partnership agreement with the Triagon Akademie.

Creating new partnerships and exchanging knowledge

London Metropolitan University is working with Ask Electronics in a partner knowledge exchange.

London Met to open new Highbury Canteen

London Metropolitan University will introduce a new Highbury Canteen to the Holloway campus by the end of 2017.

A new home for London Met's Students' Union

London Metropolitan University has invested £1.2 million in the creation of a new home for its Students’ Union (SU).

Camden Summer University

Staff and students at London Met collaborated with Camden Summer University on a number of film courses.

Think, make, play with Creative Music Technologies

Creative Music Technologies invites you to experience expert tuition and state of the art equipment at a free taster workshop.

"London Met's approach is vital," says Cisco engineer

Alexander Duncan now works as a Global Systems Engineer at Cisco.

Smiles all around as graduates celebrate their achievements

Students celebrate their success at London Met by formally graduating in front of friends and family at the Barbican.

Success with overseas partners

The University has been delivering a number of courses in conjunction with a partner in Spain.

Green recognition for Students’ Union

London Metropolitan University’s Students’ Union received a ‘Good’ standard of accreditation from the National Union of Students.

And 'The Graduate Of The Year 2017' is…

Film and Broadcast Production BA graduate named Graduate of the Year by Adzuna.

London Met breaks another graduate employment record

Official figures reveal that 95% of all graduates are in work or further study six months after leaving London Met.

Digital Toybox 2017

Starting 8 June, the School of Computing and Digital Media present their annual celebration of student work.

Cass leads wave of London Met gains in Guardian University Guide

Art courses ranked second best in London again for student satisfaction, while the School of Computing and Digital Media's Maths course scores 10/10 for ‘Value Added’.

Mad Men: from Madison Avenue to Manchester

Dr Karen McNally joined a Q&A panel to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of Mad Men.

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Events from the School of Computing and Digital Media

Holloway campus tour

Holloway campus tour

Date 23 Nov 2017
Time 6:00 PM
Venue Tower Building
166-220 Holloway Road

Touring our Holloway campus* is an excellent way to experience life at London Metropolitan University. One of our student ambassadors will guide you around our state-of-the-art facilities, such as the... more

Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date 25 Nov 2017
Time 11:00 AM
Venue London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road

This open day is for all students interested in studying an undergraduate course at London Metropolitan University. This event is open to all subjects including art, architecture, design, life sciences,... more

England Is Mine: film screening and Q&A session with screenwriter

England Is Mine: film screening and Q&A session with screenwriter

Date 4 Dec 2017
Time 2:00 PM
Venue London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road

  Join us on Monday 4 December in Room BEUB-01 at 2pm for a screening of England is Mine, a coming of age feature film based on pop star Morrissey’s early life in 1970s Manchester before he went... more

Open Evening - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Open Evening - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Date 11 Jan 2018
Time 4:00 PM
Venue London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road

This open evening is for those who are interested in studying any undergraduate or postgraduate subject with us. We know that going to university is a big decision and the choices... more

Mini Open Evening - Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Professions, Computing and Digital Media

Mini Open Evening - Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Professions, Computing and Digital Media

Date 24 Jan 2018
Time 4:00 PM
Venue London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Rd

This Mini Open Evening is for those who are interested in studying with us on human sciences, social sciences, social professions, computing and digital media subjects (see subject area list below). We... more