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.
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Latest news from the School of Computing and Digital Media
The hidden effect of African-American performances
Dr Karen McNally has been published in internationally renowned French magazine, Positif, giving a critical analysis of the history of African-American performers in the musical genre.
London Met lecturer wins Royal Institution Masterclass award
Dr Saeed Reza Taghizadeh has won an award for ‘Inspirational Masterclass Speaker’ at Royal Institution’s prestigious Masterclass awards.
Celebrating the Accelerator
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Accelerator are hosting a launch party to mark the occasion and unveil its new and improved spaces.
London Met to open cyber security centre of excellence
An exciting new Cyber Security Research Centre will launch at London Met with the aim to foster and nurture the University’s strong entrepreneurial culture.
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Zak Abdi Ali
Zak Abdi Ali joined London Met after devastating personal circumstances meant he had to drop out of his first university. Zak graduated with a 2.1.
Graduate stories: Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez
Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez was unsure about what she wanted to do after university. Since graduating from London Met, she is the most confident she has ever been.
Improving social inclusion for London’s young people
London Met’s Widening Participation team work with young people across London and host a range of taster days to give tomorrow’s leaders a taste of university life.
Graduate recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Luca Bonaschi, an engineering graduate, has been recognised by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, one of the world’s leading engineering networks.
School of Computing and Digital Media summer show 2018
The School of Computing and Digital Media hosted two of their biggest annual events last week; SEND 2018 and the School Summer Show 2018.
Our very own director who made the cut
Nathan Hannawin, an alumnus of the University, has been nominated for ‘Film Director of the Year’ award.
Lights, camera, action!
Three London Met alumni have returned to the University to use the campus as a set for leading lesbian fiction, ‘But She Is My Student.’
Peer-reviewing postgraduate research
Postgraduate students from across the University had the opportunity to present their research findings to students from other areas, promoting cross-collaboration and peer-review.
Journalism students celebrate London Met Magazine Awards 2018
Final year Journalism students came together to celebrate their work and receive awards.
Research at the School of Computing and Digital Media
Centres of research
Find out about the centres of research based in the School of Computing and Digital Media, and other research institutes, centres and units around the University.
Student and alumni profiles from the School of Computing and Digital Media
Students and alumni who have studied subjects now associated with the School of Computing and Digital Media give us their thoughts about studying at London Metropolitan University.