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Study Computing With Us

Study Computing With Us

Study computing with us and benefit from innovative teaching at a world-leading centre in computing research.

Join our community

We’re here to improve the quality of life, business, and society by advancing the foundations, technology, and application of computer science through teaching and research.

We're home to almost 300 undergraduate students who study computer science. We have a thriving postgraduate community.

Excellent facilities

The School of Computing is based in the Urban Sciences Building on our Newcastle Helix area of campus.

If you study computing, you'll benefit from outstanding facilities in our brand new £58m building, including:

  • cyber-physical systems laboratory
  • decision theatre for data visualisation
  • flat floor teaching facilities
  • 315 PCs with a Raspberry Pi3 on every desk
University facilities

The building and its surrounding area is becoming a living laboratory, underpinning research to make urban centres more sustainable for future generations. Research at Newcastle Helix focusses on:

  • cyber-physical systems
  • infrastructure
  • smart grids
  • future of our city
  • big data