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

Final Cuts: screening at BFI Southbank

Students from Film and Broadcast production screen their work at London’s BFI Southbank each year just before graduating. This year’s screening will be held on Friday 15 June.

Young entrepreneurs celebrated at Big Idea Challenge awards

Budding entrepreneurs from across London have been taking part in the annual Big Idea Challenge, one of London’s biggest entrepreneurial competitions for young people.

A celebration of London's entrepreneurs at the Big Idea Challenge awards 2018

With over 10,000 votes cast world-wide, London Met’s Big Idea Challenge really was its biggest yet. Find out who the 2018 winners are.

London Met lecturer organises insightful 5G conference

A London Met lecturer organised a conference on 5G mobile technology, in conjunction with the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

London Met student performs alongside world-renowned orchestra

Dina Hamad, a student at London Metropolitan University, was invited to perform alongside one of the world’s most prestigious orchestras.

The sky’s the limit

Two students have made a short film to celebrate the opening of the new roof garden which is based at Calcutta House.

Introducing...London Met Journalism Diversity Network

A new scheme at the University offers Journalism students the chance to get exciting real-life work placements, through the well-established lecturers’ networks.

London Met takes part in ‘Lost Trades of Islington’ project with Age UK

Recording the memories of those who worked in industries no longer existing in Islington.

Hearing about the life of a development producer

Caroline Clayton, a development producer who has worked on several high-profile documentaries, came into the University to offer her knowledge to students.

Industry Recognition for BA Journalism students

Two student magazines have been shortlisted for the prestigious Student Publication Association (SPA) Awards

Celebrating International Women’s Day

The University hosted an event in honour of International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievements of women and how they can reach their career goals through higher education.

Suzanne Cohen named as Film Educator of the Year

Suzanne Cohen, who teaches Film at London Metropolitan University, has won the Educator of the Year Award at the 2018 Into Film Awards.

London Met students celebrate International Women’s Day through film

A TV show has been produced by London Met students to commemorate International Women’s Day.

Do human rights conflict with national security?

London Metropolitan University hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday 7 March to investigate and debate whether human rights should be compromised in the interest of national security.

London Met lecturer nominated for national film award

Suzanne Cohen has been nominated for Into Film’s Educator of the Year Award for her work with Camden Summer University.

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Events from the School of Computing and Digital Media

Holloway campus tour

Holloway campus tour

Date 7 Jun 2018
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

Digital Toybox 2018

Digital Toybox 2018

Date 14 Jun 2018
Time 5:00 PM
Venue London Metropolitan University, Rocket entrance
166-220 Holloway Rd

The School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show is an annual event, with a strong emphasis on games, media, animation, engineering projects, mobile apps and electronic toys. Our students... more

Final Cuts 2018

Final Cuts 2018

Date 15 Jun 2018
Time 2:00 PM
Venue Belvedere Road
South Bank

Final Cuts is a screening of work at the National Film Theatre BFI Southbank by students graduating from studios on the Film and Broadcast Production BA at the University's School of Computing and Digital Media.A wide... more

Open Day - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Open Day - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Date 30 Jun 2018
Time 11:00 AM
Venue

This open day is for all students interested in studying an undergraduate or postgraduate course at London Metropolitan University. This is your chance to find out everything you need to know about... more

Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Date 18 Aug 2018
Time 11:00 AM
Venue London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Rd

This open day is for all students interested in studying an undergraduate course at London Metropolitan University. This is your chance to find out everything you need to know about studying... more

Open Evening - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Open Evening - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Date 30 Aug 2018
Time 4:00 PM
Venue London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road

This open evening is for all students interested in studying an undergraduate or postgraduate course at London Metropolitan University. This is your chance to find out everything you need to know... more