Employability

The School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks is one of the leading UK academies for Cisco and Microsoft, having been awarded membership of Microsoft’s prestigious Developer Network Academic Alliance. For over a decade we have been working with Cisco and we are the leading training centre for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Specialist resources include laboratories for games, electronics and forensics – the latter boasting fingerprint readers and facial recognition software – as well as the Cisco Networking labs.

Our computer games technology course was developed with input from games industry experts who continue to contribute to its evolution. Our focus on programming games means that our student have skills that are highly desirable and transferable to other technology sectors too.

Graduate destinations

  • 71.4 per cent of graduates who responded went into either employment and/or further study.
  • 100 per cent of graduates who went into employment obtained either a professional or managerial position.
  • The average salary for a graduate who went into full-time paid employment was £32,300.
  • The top industrial sector employing our graduates was information and communication.
  • The top occupation type entered by our graduates was associate professional and technical occupations.
  • Employers who hired our graduates include BT and Dell in positions such as Network Engineer and Deployment Engineer.

*Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2012/13 – which surveyed students six months after graduation.

Computing Courses

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