Student trying out virtual reality equipment

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and the Environment

Our engineering, computing and environmental courses offer students the opportunity to learn and grow in a real-world environment. We'll prepare you with the skills you need to work in your chosen industry.

The Faculty is well equipped with specialist labs and equipment and courses are created in consultation with an advisory board of key industry experts, ensuring they reflect the latest developments.

Some of our key partners include Google, GlaxoSmithKline and PlayStation First. Kingston is also one of only 12 universities to have an educational partnership with Sony.

We continuously invest in our facilities, ensuring they enable students to develop ideas, put theory into practice and practise on industry-standard equipment.

The Faculty is spread across two teaching campuses: Roehampton Vale and Penrhyn Road. Each campus has dedicated, state-of-the art facilities to help you build the skills demanded for your future career.

Our facilities include wind tunnels, a flight simulator, Learjet plane, Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality Environments, geotechnical and hydraulics testing facilities and much more.

Meet our people

Maria is an expert in network and data communications and leads research and teaching within the Faculty. She has worked on various research projects funded by the European Commission and National Research Councils, and often collaborates with big industry players.

Professor Maria Martini
Course Director

“Many of my professors have a lot of industry experience and the insights and expertise we get from them are invaluable.”

Shashwat, Data Science

Our courses

Computing and information systems

Students have access to first-class technical facilities, including editing suites, moving image studios, 3D workshops, a Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality (CAVE) and other specialist resources.

Engineering, construction and surveying

Our engineering, construction and surveying courses are accredited by professional bodies such as the Royal Aeronautical Society, Joint Board of Moderators, the Chartered Institute of Building and more.

Environmental management

Our environmental management course is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), a worldwide alliance of environment and sustainability professionals.

PhD courses

We offer MSc by Research, MPhil and PhD degrees across the full range of research areas within the Faculty.

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