Online sample lectures

We’ve created online sample lectures to give you a taste of some of the exciting topics within our subject areas. Delivered by our expert course leaders (and sometimes our students too), you will have the opportunity to learn more about the future of the industry, and explore the many jobs you could have after studying a degree in that area. Select from the lectures below!

What is Ethical Hacking?

Got an inquisitive mind? Then this is for you.

Watch our online seminar and learn how breaking into a network can become your career. Watch as we explain how you already possess the key skills needed to work in this industry.



Cyber Crime vs Digital Forensics

Watch our online seminar as we set the scene and analyse cybercrimes. We’ll show you how easy it is for hackers to get access to your information and how to start your career in digital forensics.



How games are changing the world

The video game industry is now bigger than music and movies combined! Gaming is influencing every industry and impacting the future. Join Director of Future Games and Graphics, Carlo Harvey to find out how games are changing the world, and how you can be part of this exciting industry.



How technology has evolved in the music industry

Got a passion for music? Hear from our Course Leader for Music Technology and Sound Engineering, Dr Islah Ali-MacLachlan and a group of our students on how perceptions have changed about careers in music as well as the impact of technology on the industry. Turn your passion into a career and discover the opportunities open to you after studying a degree in Music and Sound.






How to get a career in Visual Effects

A successful career in visual effects starts with a passion for the subject. We’ll explain what a Visual Effects specialist does and how you can get a job working on blockbuster movies, shows, or developing visuals for theme parks or games. Hear from course leader Lianne Forbes who’s worked on Hollywood movies including, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Bladerunner 2049, Beauty and the Beast and more.



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