Much of the academic research undertaken in the School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks is practitioner based; that is, it is designed to improve the student learning experience and the quality of the education that we can provide. The Innovations in Computing Education (ICE) group leads the way in this field, covering areas are varied as student professionalism for employment, to helping staff to create engaging assignments and integrating the use of social media into the computing curriculum.
Continue reading Helping Computing Students To Gain A Valuable Sandwich Year Placement
The BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology course is now into it’s fourth year and continues to go from strength to strength as a result of input from industry and the excellent work produced by our students.
Microsoft’s Imagine Cup
This year saw no let up in the activities that we were involved with. The year started with the first and second year students preparing for Microsoft’s International competition the Imagine Cup, an annual technology competition aimed at bringing together student innovators from all over the world. If successful winning teams would get to compete on a global stage in St. Petersburg in Russia and have the chance of winning up to $50,000.
Continue reading Making Games at Birmingham City University
New research, released by CareerCast.com, has revealed very promising news for graduates of the Computing disciplines taught at Birmingham City University.
Three of the top 10 best jobs relate closely to courses delivered at BCU at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Continue reading Computing Careers Rank In Top 10 Jobs For 2013