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

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.

EVENT: Computing and Digital Media Show

The annual Computing and Digital Media Show will be held on Thursday 14 – Saturday 16 June. You are invited to attend this free event.

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.

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Events from the School of Computing and Digital Media

Holloway campus tour

Holloway campus tour

Date 19 Jul 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

Holloway campus tour

Holloway campus tour

Date 1 Aug 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

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