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School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering


Data will continue to transform the modern world

Our School of Computing, Creative Technology & Engineering – with its diversity of courses and subjects – has at its heart the recognition that data will continue to transform the modern world. It’s about understanding, innovating and designing solutions to tackle the societal wants and needs of today and of tomorrow; be it the drive to invent ever more immersive games to the emergent challenges arising from AI and robotics. This School aims to produce the technology and the systems that make the digital economy work, and the digital economy secure.

We want you to have a real world impact, to explore the human applications of various areas of expertise, and to feed off the opportunities this dynamic city and region have to offer; and to do this in partnership with our team of respected practitioners and researchers, an academic community that aims to fuse the creative with the technical. From the exploration of green information technology to advanced data analysis; to ethical hacking and programming innovations in assistive technology. This is a school where innovative research is helping us to forge ever deeper links with professional organisations like the police and health service, as well as other sector bodies.

All of our courses are focused on you and your learning needs, rooted in practice-based, industry-oriented and collaborative learning. Our aim is to foster your creative and technological skills, as well as your ability to be expansive, independent and imaginative thinkers and doers. And you 'do' from day one: from working with ITV to broadcast the England Women’s Hockey semi-finals; to gaming innovations that have won a plethora of Game Republic awards; and the opportunity to participate in our annual showcase to industry high fliers.

The strength of our offer is also rooted in our state-of-the art facilities and equipment which allow us to ignite your understanding and passion for interwoven, end-to-end digital ecosystems – from content to games to systems to networks.

We are delighted to welcome curious and self-motivated multi-taskers, keen to take advantage of our unique societies, industrial placement opportunities and meaningful internships and apprentiships. Students keen to learn the skills that will shape them, excite them and prepare them for the real world of transformational work.

Our Academic Team
Professor Eddie Halpin Dr Pooneh Bagheri Zadeh Professor Reinhold Behringer Tim Blackwell Jamie Broadbent Paul Broughton Professor Tony Bryant Emlyn Butterfield Dr Maurice Calvert Jackie Campbell Margaret Chawawa Dr Giuseppe Colantuono Elizabeth Coombes Sarah Cooper Ben Dalton Ashley Dean Peter Defty Professor Jiamei Deng Dr Mark Dixon Paul Doney Lesley Earle Dr John Elliott Jonathan Emery Dr Marc Fabri Duncan Folley Anatoliy Gorbenko Nabil HadjAhmed Peter Holmes Dr Amin Hosseinian Far Md Hussain Patrick Ingham Asif Iqbal Anthony Jenkins Che John Dr Mark Judge Michael Kemp Dr Ah-Lian Kor Professor Andrew Lambourne Sanela Lazarevski David Lochhead Dr David Love Bruhanth Mallik Dr Mario Marino Rory McLeish Professor Dorothy Monekosso Dr Duncan Mullier Alison Munn Simon Myers Julian Old Edafe Onerhime Alessandra Patania Professor Colin Pattinson Anthony Pearson Dr Martyn Prigmore Dr Muthu Ramachandran Gajendra Ravichandran Chelsea Reid Amrinder Romana Gary Roper Fash Safdari Andrew Sandham Dr Dilshad Sarwar Dr Z. Cliffe Schreuders Dr Ebrahim Shaghouei Mohammad Shan-A-Khuda Simon Sharpe Dr Akbar Sheikh-Akbari Bal Singh Hugo Smith Dr Ryad Soobhany Mekala Soosay Lee Stocks Joy Tasker Professor Hissam Tawfik Dr David Tian Dr Pip Trevorrow Kiran Voderhobli Anthony Walker Darren Wall Sean Wilcock Robin Wood Ryan Woods Dr Rosemary Wyatt-Millington Abiodun Yusuf

Annual Showcase

Each year the school hosts an annual showcase. This is a wonderful opportunity for fellow students and industry to view innovative student projects from our final year students.

For Business

We offer a range of business consultancy services which can be tailored to your business needs


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Graduate Profiles

Students from our School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering speak about their time at our University.

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Faculty News

Leeds Beckett graduate launches new project to support young entrepreneurs

A new service to help young entrepreneurs get their business ideas up and running has been launched by a Leeds Beckett University graduate.

Computer Scientist talks biologically-inspired computing at inaugural lecture

A Leeds Beckett University academic, who is an expert in biologically-inspired computing, delivered his inaugural lecture as Professor of Computer Science.

News in brief - February 2017

A round up of the latest news in February from the School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering.

Faculty Events

Mar 8

A Woman's World

9-31st March 2017 - A photography exhibition by Anna Pepe will be displayed in the foyer of the Portland Building. A Woman's World, is The exhibition explores women, places, cultures and habitats around the world.

Mar 15

Creative and Digital Careers Series

The Creative & Digital Careers Series of events is open to existing Leeds Beckett University students studying any course. Some events are also open to Leeds Beckett University graduates and members of the public.

Mar 27

CeASR / Psychology Seminar - Mathematics Anxiety: Causes, Consequences and Strategies to Reduce it

Speaker: Dr Tom Hunt, University of Derby

Mar 27

How universities make people worried and miserable: a critical community psychology perspective on mental health in higher education

My Mind and Me

Mar 27

Alternative Realities: Is there such a thing as 'healthy psychosis'

Why does 'psychosis' have to imply 'illness'?

Mar 28

Forward Leeds Presents: Drugs, alcohol & mental health in the student population

Forward Leeds supports adults and young people to make healthy choices about alcohol and drugs.

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