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Computing & Web

Our computing and web courses prepare you for a career in a range of industries – from heavy industry to health and business. They allow you to build the knowledge and skills you need to work in these rapidly changing environments. We understand the importance of working closely with businesses and so all our degree routes allow you to enhance your CV through a paid, fully supervised, one-year placement in industry.

ExpoTalent 2019

ExpoTalent is a unique opportunity to meet businesses to secure placements, internships and future employment opportunities.


Quality teaching

BCS Educational Affiliate We maintain close links with industry, with academics actively involved in consultancy and work force development activities. This feeds into the classroom, ensuring our courses are relevant and up to date.

The high quality of computing and web courses at Teesside has been recognised by a national review undertaken by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. A report by the British Computer Society (BCS) highlighted “the positive approach to course delivery, innovation and student support”.
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Supportive study

Although we do expect you to develop as an independent learner, we commit a wealth of resources to assisting your learning journey. We provide dedicated staff who can support you academically and personally both as an individual and as part of a course cohort throughout your time with us. As one of our students you have access to personal tutors, counsellors, award winning careers guidance and module and course leaders. We also provide a dedicated IT help desk (with out-of-hours service) to provide help with PC, Mac and Unix/Linux systems.

As a graduate we can help you get started in business or help develop an idea and offer excellent support through various schemes. Our enterprise development programme offers a great range of opportunities whether you plan to create a business or go into employment, new skills will help you achieve your goal.


Our BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS).

First-class facilities

Our wide range of web, multimedia, network and programming studios are designed to provide an innovative learning environment that supports the learning and changing needs of students and industry. Each high specification studio is constructed to promote learning for the specific area being taught – including:

  • systems analysis
  • client server technologies
  • multi-platform app development
  • application production
  • computer networks
  • programming in a wide range of languages
  • developing for touch screen devices
  • artificial intelligence
  • app development and deployment
  • user experience and user interface design
  • animation
  • multimedia pre- and post-production
  • e-commerce
  • mobile app development
  • .net, iOS, Android, unix and windows phone environments.

This environment helps to prepare you for work in industry by promoting teamwork and the use of case studies, problem solving and methods such as peer programming.

Excellent prospects

The range of practical, business and personal skills you will develop prepares you for one of a number of specialist roles within the computing industry. Exciting projects and work placements give you the edge, keeping you up to date with the latest technical developments and techniques.

The School of Computing, Media & the Arts has a long and impressive track record of working with industry through research, collaboration and supervised student work placements. We use our experience and expertise to ensure you are well prepared for a graduate role in a range of disciplines.


We conduct research on a wide range of topics from computer science to games, animation, media and the arts. Our research areas include data-driven AI, software and systems, cybersecurity, computer games and immersive technologies, animation, media and fine art.

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