Many of our staff in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing are research active. This ensures they are in touch with the latest thinking and bring best practice to your studies.
Computing research activities are focused around two main research centres:
Research in Kingston Business School also feeds into your management studies module if you choose this pathway.
In the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014, two-thirds of our research activity was classified as 'internationally excellent' or 'world-leading'. This places Kingston Business School among a set of esteemed universities and in the top 50 in the country.
The quality profile for Kingston Business School shows high levels of ‘world-leading' and ‘internationally excellent' research, with our research impact being particularly strong: on average, almost 90 per cent of the Business School's impact was found to be 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'.
You will receive one-to-one tuition for your research project from international experts: we have a vibrant research community that includes staff, research students and associates from government, industry and commerce. Their work varies from pioneering academic research to highly focused consultancy for clients; they publish their work in a wide range of books and journals and receive substantial external funding from both private and public sector bodies including HSBC, Nokia, and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
We undertake research at three levels:
The British Computer Society (BCS) accredits this course which means you may be able to gain exemptions from some BCS professional examinations.