4 Technology Tower The Tech Tower has 800 networked machines, is open 9am to 9pm every day, and offers fantastic views over London. The Faculty of Computing is located in the Tech Tower.
5 Overlooking the ‘neighbours’ - Arsenal football stadium!
6 Faculty of Computing The department pays equal importance to research and consultancy, teaching and continuing professional development. One of the department's key aims is to increase its relevance to commerce and industry, e.g. by offering training courses and through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. We place emphasis on professional integration by applying new technologies and approaches to our teaching and research.
7 Faculty of Computing Research Centres and Groups Applied Mathematics and Coastal Studies Communications and Software Systems Engineering Digital Media Research Group (DMRG) Intelligent Systems Research Centre Knowledge Management Research Centre Learning Technology Research Institute London Metropolitan University Microwaves On-board active safety system for general aviation (ONBASS) Optoelectronics Group Statistics, Operational Research and Mathematics Research Centre (STORM)
88 Range of Faculty of Computing Undergraduate qualifications Extended degree Foundation Degree (FdSc) Bachelors Degree (BSc, BEng) Integrated Masters Degree (MEng)
99 Approved Prior (Experience) Learning Prior academic qualifications/work-based experience may exempt you from part of a course.
10 Basic Faculty Entry Requirements In addition to the UCAS points specified for each course, most courses in the Faculty require: GCSE English and Maths at grade C We can assess applicants
11 Range of subjects At LondonMet the Faculty of Computing comprises of: Computing Mathematics Communication Technology Multimedia
12 Computing BSc COMPUTING EXTENDED DEGREE (Computing, Mathematics, Multimedia) FdSc BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BSc BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BSc BUSINESS COMPUTING FdSc COMPUTING BSc COMPUTING BSc COMPUTER FORENSICS BSc INTERNET COMPUTING BSc COMPUTER SCIENCE BSc MOBILE COMPUTING
16 Graduate-level skills are a must for an increasing proportion of jobs. The teaching of these skills should not be viewed as a discretionary ‘add-on’ – they are vital to enable graduates to apply their degree skills to the workplace (CBI Education and Skills survey 2009)
18 What are these skills? Self-management responsibility, flexibility, self-starting, a readiness to improve on performance based on feedback/reflective learning Teamworking Respecting others, co-operating, negotiation, discussion contribution Business and Customer Awareness Basic understanding of key drivers in business – innovation – customer satisfaction Problem Solving Analysis – thinking outside the box – creative thinking – confidence in the above Communication and Literacy listening and questioning – ability to produce clear concise oral and written literacy
19 Graduate skills are embedded All these skills are embedded into the design of all the degree courses in the Faculty of Computing. In addition – work placements modules are available For the best students then there is …….
21 W OW is an exciting initiative, embedded within London Metropolitan University ’ s Faculty of Computing. O ur top students/graduates from digital, multimedia and IT are placed into client- driven projects at very competitive rates to business, who in turn benefit from access to highly motivated and talented individuals. W e currently have student/graduate developers across a range of platforms, front- end designers, graphic and gaming artists, database developers, IT consultants, programmers working on projects from SME and corporate web build to complex information architecture. ‘so what is this WOW thing ?...’
22 WOW offers graduates in: Web Consultancy, Design and Development Digital / Multimedia Gaming and Animation Graphic Design and Branding Business Systems Design Communications Technology Database Design and Development Data Mining / Warehouse Mathematics and Statistical Research
23 highest calibre students highest quality outputs breakthrough thinking the future in digital, multimedia and IT expertise
24 Thames Gateway London Partnership Redesign and development of website and branding http://www.thames-gateway.org.uk New Brand Vision Web development and PHP coding functionality for clients incl Microsoft/Creditflux/Emap People With Voices News article based website for ethnic minorities http://www.peoplewithvoices.com Centre for Children Youth and Media (Institute of Education) Back-end coding functionality and optimisation http://www.childrenyouthandmedia.org.uk Cockpit Arts Studios Database design and implementation / business review Some previous projects
25 What does being a student in Higher Education mean? You will get out of it what you put into it. Attending lectures, seminars and workshops. Carrying out assessments - both coursework and examination - full attendance and participation in classes is the recipe for success - time management