Prepare for a career in the City’s vast and growing IT sector. You could become a programmer, analyst, manager, software, hardware or network specialist, or a cyber security professional. Many of our courses are accredited by leading industry bodies and offer work placement opportunities in corporate environments. Career opportunities also extend to the financial, industrial, defence, education, leisure and service sectors, ranging from the administrative to the highly technical.
London Met has its own Cyber Security Research Centre, which provides a space for researchers, students and industry experts to develop new approaches and best practice. Members of the Centre include Lloyds Banking Group, Cisco and Oracle, with other collaborators including the National Crime Agency, the Metropolitan Police Service and the British Computer Society.
“My lecturers would always spend extra time on teaching and explaining new learning materials, and I found the University careers service extremely useful. My advice to all London Met students is to stay motivated, work hard and the University is there to help you with the rest!”
Sofiya Kiradzhiyska – Computing BSc graduate, now a Senior Test Analyst who has worked at companies including SimCorp, Lloyds Banking Group and the Bank of England
Our undergraduate technology and computing courses
Business Computer Systems (Top Up) - BSc (Hons)
This is a fast-track route to a degree if you already hold a Higher National Diploma or have completed a foundation year in computing or a similar subject, with built-in opportunities for work placements.
Business Information Technology (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our Business Information Technology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to teach you the core principles of computing.
Business Information Technology - BSc (Hons)
With professional accreditation from the British Computer Society, this career-focused course covers a broad scope of subjects, from cloud security and developing databases to computer hardware.
Computer Networking and Cyber Security (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This four-year degree provides an alternative route into higher education if you don't have the necessary qualifications to start an undergraduate degree in computer networking.
Computer Networking and Cyber Security - BSc (Hons)
If you want to learn how to prevent and detect cyber security breaches from hacking and fraud, then our Computer Networking and Cyber Security BSc (Hons) degree is the course for you.
Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security (including foundation year) - BEng (Hons)
This degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to teach you the fundamental principles of computing which will prepare you for study at undergraduate level.
Computer Networking and Infrastructure Security - BEng (Hons)
This cutting-edge, career-focused course will provide you with the key skills, knowledge and experience needed to succeed in the networking and security industry.
Computer Science (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This four-year course has a built-in foundation year, ideal if you don't have the traditional qualifications needed to start an undergraduate degree in computing.
Computer Science - BSc (Hons)
This course combines knowledge-based learning with hands-on projects and work experience opportunities, to give you all the skills and technical understanding you need for an IT-focused career.
Computer Systems Engineering and Robotics (including foundation year) - BEng (Hons)
This four-year degree that includes a built-in foundation year is ideal if you can't meet the entry requirements for a standard three-year degree in this field.
Computer Systems Engineering and Robotics - BEng (Hons)
Addressing the skills-shortage in the area of intelligent hardware/software systems and applied robotics, this career-focused course aims to equip you with the key skills needed to succeed as a well-rounded professional who is ready to work in cutting-edge computing and engineering sectors.
Computing (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This course is an alternative route into an undergraduate degree in computing, ideal if you can't meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard three-year degree.
Computing - BSc (Hons)
Our 'earn while you learn' philosophy gives you a distinct advantage with this professional computing degree - there are opportunities for placements in industry while you study.
Cyber Security and Forensic Computing (Top-up) - BSc (Hons)
The Cyber Security and Forensic Computing (Top-up) BSc is an inclusive course that has a strong focus on cyber security and forensic investigation, expanding on the career led BSc programme. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in cyber security technology, which will lead to an undergraduate degree completion and an entry into the professional world that it brings.
Digital Forensics and Cyber Security (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
This four-year degree with a built-in foundation year, provides a route into higher education if you don't meet the entry requirements for an undergraduate degree.
Digital Forensics and Cyber Security - BSc (Hons)
Learn how to stop hackers, prevent internet fraud and troubleshoot security issues on the latest gadgets on this intensive course.
Electronics and Internet of Things (including foundation year) - BEng (Hons)
This course is ideal if you'd like to study an undergraduate degree but can't meet the requirements to enter our standard three-year degree.
Electronics and Internet of Things - BEng (Hons)
This career-focused course is designed to help you kick-start your career in a range of industrial sectors such as aeronautics, automotive, defence, smart phones, telecommunication, medical devices and railway systems.
Games Programming (including foundation year) - BSc (Hons)
Our degree has a built-in foundation year, designed to equip you with the key principles of programming, mathematics and physics for game development.
Games Programming - BSc (Hons)
Our Games Programming BSc degree will enable you to develop the specialist knowledge and key skills needed to join this thriving industry. You'll be joining a supportive and friendly community of highly motivated games students who work hard to achieve their goals.
News and success stories from our technology and computing courses
Graduate Stories | Messay Shiferaw
From Ethiopia to a first class degree in Computer Networking, Messay Shiferaw takes us through his journey
London Met student recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Dimitar Gotsev claims the prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology award for London Met
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
Innovate UK fund London Met cyber security
London Metropolitan University’s cyber-security team recently won funding from Innovate UK to develop products which will enhance UK security.
London Met signs exclusive training contract with world-leading cybersecurity provider
London Metropolitan University will work with with Palo Alto Networks to deliver staff training on their behalf.
Expert comment: WhatsApp hacking
Professor Karim Ouazzane, Professor of Computing and Knowledge Exchange, offers his insight into the recent WhatsApp hacking.
School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show dates announced
The School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show will be held on 6 - 7 June in the world famous Graduate Centre. Events to celebrate the School will take place from 6 - 14 June.
Cyber Security Research Centre attends Lloyds Banking Group's Innovation Community event
London Metropolitan University attended Lloyds Banking Group's inaugural Innovation Community event, a day-long session to bring together stories, collaboration and knowledge.
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.
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.
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.
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’.