School of Comp,Eng & Physical Sciences

School of Comp,Eng & Physical Sciences

Building on a heritage of over 100 years' experience of training engineers; and future-focused in developing innovative technologies that are changing the world.

Programme Recommendation

Internet of Things (MSc)

Campus:

Our MSc Internet of Things course is a postgraduate course focusing on teaching advanced IoT topics. As a student you will develop practical skills through a comprehensive understanding of fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience of IoT technologies within industry and academia.

Digital Health (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our course focuses on teaching the advanced topics of eHealth including: Connected Health, Digital Health, Tele-Health, m-Health.

Big Data (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Big Data course addresses the growing importance of big data in business, and society at large.

Cyber Security(MSc)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

This highly-specialist programme is designed for graduates who want to gain knowledge and skills in advanced topics in data and network security to combat 21st century cyber threats.

Web and Mobile Development (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Web & Mobile Development will equip you with the skills to design, develop and maintain secure web services and mobile applications that harness the capabilities of the internet.

Forensic Science(BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree will prepare you for a career in a vital role in the UK and international criminal justice systems through recent advances in analytical sciences and genetics as you will develop expertise in crime scene examination and the scientific examination of recovered materials.

Project Management (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

In every business, and in every industry, effective project management is essential. Project managers plan and organise resources and people to ensure projects finish on time, within budget and meet the requirements of the business.

Information Technology (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc in Information Technology is ideal if you have a degree in a subject other than IT or computing and would like to develop much sought after business-relevant IT knowledge and skills.

Criminal Justice and Forensic Science(BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Criminal Justice and Forensic Science degree helps you kick-start your career in the criminal justice system by developing expertise in criminal justice and the forensic examination of evidence.

Physics with Education(BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Ayr Campus

The BSc (Hons) Physics with Education will provide you with both the extensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills in physics and professional skills through work-based learning to ensure you are fully equipped to meet the demands of being a Physics teacher in secondary (high) school.

Chemistry(BSc (Hons))

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc (Hons) Chemistry provides you with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills you need for a career in the dynamic fields of drug research, environmental analysis and forensic science. With an emphasis on strong academic content and theoretical underpinnings, practical experience and modern chemical instrumentation, this degree focuses on analytical chemistry and health-related fields.

Engineering Management(BEng Hons)(3rd Year Entry)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

The BEng Engineering Management will set you up for a career in a continuous improvement, planning, supervisory or project management role in engnieering environments. You will develop your technological problem solving skills and your organisational, planning and management abilities, providing you with the knowledge to successfully oversee complex engineering projects from start to finish.

Mechanical Engineering(MEng Hons/BEng Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering focuses on industry-relevant topics to reflect the needs of today’s employers, giving you the opportunity to build a successful career in the design, engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Physics(BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The professionally-recognised BSc Physics degree will develop your understanding of the fundamentals of physics as a core science, and will build your knowledge and professional skills to prepare you for a career in any area of physics, including industrial applications and academic research.

Business Technology (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The professionally-accredited BSc Business Technology opens up a wide range of roles and opportunities for you with many organisations, including large blue chip international companies.

Computer Aided Design(BSc Hons)(3rd Year Entry)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Computer-Aided Design is a practically-focused top-up degree that will build on your existing qualification and give you exposure to the latest CAD technology as well as modelling and analysis techniques.

Computer Science (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Lanarkshire Campus

The BSc Computing Science will give you a wide ranging understanding of computing in a variety of disciplines.

Computer Games Development (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Computer Games Development combines practical development skills with games design. It is professionally recognised by the British Computer Society as meeting the educational requirements for Chartered IT Professional registration.

Computer Networking (BSc & BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Hons Computer Networking aims to provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to work in this exciting and ever-evolving field and help keep all aspects of modern life connected.

Aircraft Engineering(MEng Hons/BEng Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering has been designed in partnership with the aerospace industry, and will provide you with the skills required to work effectively in the aircraft design, manufacturing, aerodynamic and structural design and repair and overhaul sectors.

Advanced Computing (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Advanced Computing course is an advanced course of study for computing graduates focusing on issues such as internet of things (IoT) and big data. It is designed to develop your practical development skills. It will enable you to develop a comprehensive understanding of advanced computing technologies within industry and academia as well as acquire hands-on experience.

Advanced Computer System Developments (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Advanced Computer Systems Development course has been designed with industry in mind and integrates the latest developments in computer systems analysis, design, implementation, integration and management on different devices. It has a strong focus on hands-on skills required by industry.

Civil Engineering (BEng Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BEng Civil Engineering course covers broad-based civil engineering subjects to equip you with knowledge and skills to plan, design and implement major civil engineering projects.

Mathematics with education (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Ayr Campus

The BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Education will provide you with both the extensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills in mathematics and statistics as well as professional skills through work-based learning to ensure you are fully equipped to meet the demands of being a Mathematics teacher in secondary (high) school.

Computer Animation (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Computer Animation Arts combines traditional and digital animation techniques, and covers all elements of the animation production pipeline.

Chemistry with Education(BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus /Ayr Campus

The BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Education will provide you with both the extensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills in chemistry and professional skills through work-based learning to ensure you are fully equipped to meet the demands of being a Chemistry teacher in secondary (high) school.

Cyber Security(MEng Hons/BEng Hons)

Campus:Lanarkshire Campus

BEng (Hons) / MEng (Hons) Cyber Security will teach you how to protect and secure modern data infrastructure. The course will allow you to develop many industry relevant skills based around the ethical hacking framework, underpinned by a thorough understanding of both networking (CCNA) and programming theory.

Physics with Nuclear Technology (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The professionally-accredited BSc Physics with Nuclear Technology course is the only one of its kind in Scotland.

Music Technology (BSc Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

The BSc Music Technology provides students with the knowledge and practical experience to work in a range of areas within the creative music, audio and media sectors.

Chemical Engineering(MEng Hons/BEng Hons)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Professionally accredited, and with paid placement opportunities, the MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering offers excellent job prospects and the potential to help create a sustainable planet.

Chemical Engineering (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Chemical Engineering is ideal if you are a graduate in chemical engineering or other related discipline and are looking to upgrade your technical abilities and equip yourself with advanced knowledge in the fields of chemical and process engineering.

Mechanical Engineering (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Mechanical Engineering is intended for mechanical engineering graduates (and engineering graduates from related disciplines, eg aircraft, aeronautical, product design engineering) and will deepen and widen your knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering specialist topics.

Mobile Web Development(MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Mobile Web Development is fully accredited by the British Computer Society and is designed to meet the demands of the increasing use of mobile devices to provide applications and services to users and enterprises.

Civil Engineering (MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our technical MSc Civil Engineering provides you with the advanced knowledge and skills for supporting the delivery of infrastructure projects whilst minimising the impact on the natural environment. You will advance your knowledge to support your career progression within consulting and contracting organisations whilst satisfying the learning requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Waste & Resource Management(MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Our MSc Waste and Resource Management prepares you for a career in the growing environmental and resource management sector, where there is increasing global demand for skilled graduates.

Quality Management(MSc)

Campus:Paisley Campus

Quality management is a discipline for ensuring that outputs, benefits, and the processes by which they are delivered, meet stakeholder requirements and are fit for purpose. It is a discipline required by all sectors of the economy.

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