Our lecturers are frequently involved in collaborations with industry and can illustrate their teaching with relevant up-to-date experience.
This also ensures that the course includes the latest technological innovations and that it is continually refined to meet the latest employment market needs.
There are long-established relationships between the University and locally based electronics, instrumentation and IT companies, many of which have employed Kingston graduates. There are also contacts with schools, hospitals, the National Physical Laboratory, the Meteorological Office and large multinational corporations from airlines to the pharmaceutical sector.
We have a wealth of industrial contacts provide placement, project and graduate employment opportunities. We also run an annual placement and careers fair, giving you the opportunity to meet some of the top employers of IT placement students and graduates.
Our excellent links with employers also mean that employers with graduate positions often contact us direct.
The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has an active research community made up of highly motivated academic staff, bright and highly imaginative research staff and students, and excellent technical and administrative support. A large proportion of the faculty's staff is research-active, well-known and respected in their fields. This is good news for students because it helps keep the courses relevant and up to date and to make the University known to a wider pool of employers. It also gives students the opportunity to get involved in projects and case studies and to interact with staff working at the forefront of their subject.
Research activities are organised into a number of interest areas including:
Research groups often work with other universities and with outside organisations including recent collaborations with:
Find out more about research in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.