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Formal teaching for these courses will be delivered at Parkgate Road in Chester from April 2021. The university will still own the Thornton site which will be used for research purposes. The close links that currently exist between the University and the companies based at Thornton will continue.

Learning Site

You will be based within the Department of Computer Science, Electronics and Electrical Engineering. You will have access to high-specification computer facilities featuring industry-standard engineering, design and development software, Windows and Mac computer suites, and virtualisation facilities.

Research Active Staff

Our research work focuses on visualisation, interaction and graphics; medical graphics; cybersecurity; and discrete optimisation, and our staff actively contribute to the development and understanding of information technology. Staff also provide consultancy and guidance to employers on ICT-related issues, particularly via the Informatics Centre – the Department’s own software development centre.