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School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies

School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies

Through education enriched by research, innovation, and engagement with business and the professions, we develop the next generation of problem solvers, innovators and leaders that employers and society need.

About us


We have a long-established track-record of delivering high-quality education, research and consultancy in the fields of computing, engineering and digital technologies.

Our School enjoys an excellent reputation for innovation and our teaching staff combine academic excellence, world class research and industrial experience. Many of our staff are leading experts and practitioners in their fields.

We offer a broad range of innovative and industry-relevant courses from pre-degree through to PhD level study.

Please explore our website to learn more and get in touch if you have any questions.

Professor Chrisina Jayne
Dean, School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies

Engineering student


Animation, Concept Art & Visual Effects

Animation, Concept Art & Visual Effects

Teesside University enjoys a long-standing reputation in the fields of animation and visual effects.

Undergraduate courses Postgraduate courses

Computer Games

Computer Games

Our courses cover all aspects of games development, ranging from the highly creative area of concept art to the technical discipline of games programming.

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Computing & Cyber Security

Computing & Cyber Security

Our computing courses prepare you for a career in a range of industries - from heavy industry to business.

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Engineering & Construction

Engineering & Construction

The North East of England hosts major international automotive, aerospace, engineering design, manufacturing and civil engineering industries, as well as a growing number of companies involved in renewable energy.

Undergraduate courses Postgraduate courses


Why study with us?

Top 25 global animation school

Industry-relevant courses

First-class facilities

Network with industry professionals

Quality teaching

Animation student

Our strategic partners

Providing industry input into the course, live industry briefs, guest speakers, student placements and graduate internships.

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School executive team

All staff profiles

Chrisina Jayne

Professor Chrisina Jayne


Professor Chrisina Jayne is Dean of the School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies. Chrisina's recent research relates to developing and applying novel methods for artificial neural networks, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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Gordon Marshall

Dr Gordon Marshall

Associate Dean (International)

Gordon is responsible for the strategic development of the School's international portfolio. He has developed a wide range of successful partnerships with a variety of businesses and universities in the UK and internationally.

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Dimitri Nicolaou

Dr Dimitri Nicolaou

Associate Dean (Marketing & Recruitment)

Dr Dimitri Nicolaou is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate student recruitment, including degree apprentices, portfolio development and academic partnerships.

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Siobhan Fenton

Siobhan Fenton

Associate Dean (Enterprise & Knowledge Exchange)

Siobhan is responsible for the commercial enterprise activities, student employability, student placement and graduate opportunities in the School.

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Mike Knowles

Mike Knowles

Acting Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching)

Michael is responsible for the school’s student experience, quality assurance and curriculum development. He is an electrical engineer by background and is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a chartered engineer.

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David Hughes

David Hughes

Associate Dean (Research & Innovation)

David is a professor of low carbon materials and associate dean for research and innovation. David is the chair of the national IOM3 Polymer Group and coordinates the University Circular Economy and Recycling Innovation Centre (CERIC).

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Caroline Laverick

Caroline Laverick

School Registrar

As School Registrar, Caroline's responsibilities include: monitoring and reporting on academic quality matters; the implementation and evaluation of management information associated with the student lifecycle.

Mandie Hall

Mandie Hall

School Manager

As a member of the senior executive team, Mandie is responsible for monitoring the budget in terms of income and expenditure as well as managing resources such as staffing and facilities.


Contact us

Information desk and general enquiries

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    School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies
    Teesside University
    Tees Valley
    TS1 3BX

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