Study computing and IT at Edge Hill to explore specialist fields like games programming and network security with help from our experts. At the end of your first year, you could have the chance to switch programmes if you want to specialise.
Learning in our £13m purpose-built Tech Hub, you’ll experiment in our specialist labs and our 3D CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment). And with links to prestigious companies, you could end up on placement at Google or Bentley. After graduating, Edge Hill students have secured brilliant jobs including IT architect for DXC Technology and graduate QA engineer for AO.com.
Games programming. Web development. Data analytics and AI. There’s more to computing and IT than you might expect. Here at Edge Hill, you’ll learn from researchers in specialist fields. Their work is shaking up a range of sectors, including care for people living with dementia. Inspired by a certain area? At the end of your first year, you could have the chance to switch programmes if you want to specialise.
We’re in the top 5 in the UK for university facilities (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2020). As one of our computing and IT students, you’ll be able to make the most of our £13m purpose-built Tech Hub, and we’ll show you how to use specialist learning resources, including software for studying internet security techniques. You’ll also be able to make the most of our 3D CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment), labs, robots, and more.
But we offer more than great facilities. Our links to prestigious companies could land you a placement at Google, Bentley or Barclays. Armed with experience and technical expertise, you’ll be ready for a range of roles, from network designer to software support specialist. Our students have secured rewarding roles, including graduate tester for ROQ, IT architect for DXC Technology and graduate QA engineer for AO.com.
- Apply your knowledge in our £13m purpose-built Tech Hub, home to our 3D CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment) and specialist labs. Here you’ll find robots, 3D printers, EEG, and more.
- Our academic staff are experts in their specialist areas. What they teach you is relevant to what is going on today, so you graduate with the most up-to-date expertise.
- We design our courses with employability in mind. Six of our degree programmes are accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and we’ll set real-life projects to help you develop communication skills to complement your technical ability.
|Course Name||Qualification||UCAS Code|
|Computer Science||BSc (Hons)||CS12|
|Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence||BSc (Hons)||I1I4|
|Computer Science & Mathematics||BSc (Hons)||CM17|
|Computer Security & Networks||MComp||8B35|
|Computing (Games Programming)||BSc (Hons)||I610|
|Computing (Networking, Security & Forensics)||BSc (Hons)||I290|
|Data Science||BSc (Hons)||GI11|
|Information Technology Management for Business||BSc (Hons)||GN52|
|Robotics & Artificial Intelligence||BSc (Hons)||GH76|
|Software Engineering||BSc (Hons)||II33|
|Systems Automation||BSc (Hons)||I101|
|Web Design & Development||BSc (Hons)||W4D7|
Artificial Intelligence can only grow in the future as it becomes more and more a part of our lives. There will be an increasing demand for people with skills and understanding of robotics and AI.
BSc (Hons) Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
The £13m purpose-built Tech Hub offers highly contemporary suites of outstanding facilities for students in the Department of Computer Science.
Modern computer laboratories are equipped with high-specification computers, high-resolution screens and the latest hardware and software. A four-screen CAVE (Computer Augmented Virtual Environment) provides a super immersive 3D virtual environment, enabling users to immerse themselves in a virtual room and experience real life scenarios in 4K resolution.
There are also specialist laboratories for networking and games programming, in addition to a specialist research laboratory, open access laboratory, a Harvard style lecture theatre, and ‘The Hatchery’, a working space for new business ideas.
Learning resources include robots and a robotics simulator, wired and wireless networking hardware, graphics software, web development tools, software development environments, big data servers, eye trackers, giant 3D interactive teaching screens, and other specialist software required for studying forensics and internet security techniques.
Tech Hub 360 Virtual Tour
Open Days and Virtual Events
Our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including computing and IT, through a series of online activities.
You can view exclusive video content, including pre-recorded presentations about the University and our courses, take a virtual tour of the campus, and find out more about student life, accommodation and student support.