The Department of Digital Technologies is an exciting new department blending Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence with Digital Media Design and Development, Computer Aided Design, 3D Printing, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

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WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

The Department of Digital Technologies is an exciting new department blending Computer Science, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence with Digital Media Design and Development, Computer Aided Design, 3D Printing, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. We are investing £50 million in state-of-the art facilities which will include specialist labs for Cyber Security and Digital Forensics, Software Engineering and Enterprise Networking, as well as Digital Innovation, AR/VR/3d and Motion Capture.

Digital Technologies’ students will have access to a wide range of specialist software and tools in order to gain necessary skills to develop innovative, and data-driven solutions to solve complex IT/Digital problems involved in the protection of data, systems and cyber security.

Students will have invaluable networking opportunities with industry professionals and opportunities to work on client-based projects to increase experience and develop dynamic online professional portfolios to showcase their achievements to future employers.

WE HAVE PARTICULAR EXPERTISE IN:

  • Applied computing
  • Cyber security
  • Data analytics
  • Artificial intelligence and robotics
  • Computer Aided Design (Spatial Design: Interiors & Landscape, Product, Packaging, Exhibition and User Centred Design)
  • Design Thinking
  • UX, UI & UC Design
  • Digital design multi-platform content creation
  • Digital media development web, apps & prototyping
  • Heritage Interpretation Design
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality
  • 3D Visualisation

WE OFFER PROGRAMMES IN:

Undergraduate Programmes

BSc/Msci (Hons) Computer Science
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Artifical Intelligence
BSc (Hons) Computer Systems and Networks
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
BSc (Hons) Cyber Crime and Forensic Investigation 
BSc (Hons) Cyber Security with Law
BSc (Hons) Data Science
BSc (Hons) Computer Aided Design 
BA (Hons) Digital Media Design
BA (Hons) Digital Media Development

BSc (Hons) Computer Systems and Networks with Foundation Year
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Foundation Year

Postgraduate Programmes

MA Digital Media Practice
MA Digital Media Practice in Advertising, Marketing & Branding Strategy
MA Digital Media Practice (Visualisation)
MA Digital Media Practice in Design Thinking

Apprenticeship Programmes

BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions
BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions (Business Analysis)
BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions (Data Analytics)
BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions (Business Management)
BSc (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions (Cyber Security)

Meet the team

Head of Department

Academic team

 

Other lecturing staff

Research in Digital Futures

Expertise

We have particular expertise in:

  • Applied computing
  • Cyber security
  • Data analytics
  • Digital design and cultural heritage interpretation 
  • Digital media development, design and practice

Postgraduate research supervision

We offer research supervision in a wide range of subjects. To find out more, explore our academic staff profile pages above for individual areas of supervision or use the Find an Expert search bar below.

 

Centre for Information Rights

The (CIR) is based in the Department of Law in the Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies and linked with the Department of Digital Technologies. CIR recognises that the term 'information rights' spans a wide range of live issues, including: machine learning, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, the 'Internet of Things', information sharing, freedom of information (FOI), privacy, data protection, cyberlaw, intellectual property, e-disclosure and Government open data.

Centre for Enterprise, Design & Innovation

The (CEDI) is primarily a knowledge exchange centre, building collaborative networks with the highly innovative creative and digital industry sectors. The University’s four academic development themes of Student Engagement, Technology, Design & Innovation and Employability provided the impetus for the creation of the centre, linking University and student activities with creative, innovative and design-led organisations.

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