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School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering


Data will continue to transform the modern world

Our School of Computing, Creative Technologies & 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 apprenticeships. 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

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Professor Colin Pattinson

Colin Pattinson is Professor of Mobile and Converging Technologies and Head of School of Computing and Creative Technologies; his research focuses on sustainable 'green' IT and computer network management.

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Our Academic Team
Transforming Outdated Perceptions - "Being a woman should not be a barrier to success in any industry." - Nina Cuthbertson, Student, School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering
Transforming our lives online: "We want to make the online environment safer for all." - Emlyn Butterfield - School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering

Student Work

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Chris White - Handmade Yorkshire

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Jamie Merchant - Olympic Weight Lifting

Pieter Snyman III - "Clap Clap"

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Will Fidler - Terri Walker Music Video

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Second Year Group Work - "The War on Clubs"

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Annual Showcase

Our Research Centres

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Cybercrime and Security Innovation Centre

A collaborative hub for research and development related to cybercrime, digital security, forensics and safety.

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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

Show homes are shown the door with new virtual reality experience

A new virtual reality show home experience is revolutionising the house-buying journey for clients of Leeds-based property developers, Citu.

Virtual physiotherapy system for Stroke survivors

An intelligent system to support home rehabilitation for Stroke survivors has been developed by a Leeds Beckett University academic.

Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering Good News

The latest Good News from the School of Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering.

Faculty Events

Nov 12

Annual Festival of Politics & International Relations 2018

please see the programme for free events open to the public

Nov 12

Politics & International Relations Festival 2018

The annual Festival of Politics & International Relations involves a programme of talks, debates, workshops and other events providing opportunities for argument and discussion on a range of social, political and economic issues – contemporary and historical, national and global.

Nov 19

Economic Networks in Football from elite to grassroots of the game

The seminar will explore applications of social network analysis in real life economic data and how the core principles of economic theory should be rejected as they fail to account for social relationships

Nov 21

PIR Seminar- Neoliberal political authority and the challenges of Brexit and Corbynism

Politics and International Relations, School of Social Sciences, Speaker: Dr Christopher Byrne

Nov 21

PsyCen Seminar: Development and feasibility of a toolkit to support mental capacity assessment

Speaker: Dr Mark Jayes, Research Fellow in Communication Disability, Manchester Metropolitan University

Nov 21

ICRETH Assemblies: Practising and researching as a woman in tourism: The good the bad and the (occasionally) ugly

ICRETH assemblies combine seminars offered by guest-speakers with research meetings whereby current developments in our fields are discussed by all academic colleagues.

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