Computing and Communications

A world-class teaching and research hub for computer science and communications systems.

#2

in the UK for graduate prospects in computer science, Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2018

#7

in the UK for world-leading and internationally excellent research, REF2014

95%

of graduates in employment or full-time study within 6 months, The Times and Sunday Times (2018)

Study

We design our courses to challenge and inspire you. You will discover the possibilities that new communication technologies make available.

University of the Year

University of the Year

Lancaster is The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2018.

Teaching Excellence Framework

Teaching Excellence Framework

We have received a TEF Gold standard for excellent teaching.

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN

We have been awarded a Bronze Athena SWAN award for encouraging gender equality and diversity in higher education.

State-of-the-art environment

The iconic InfoLab21 is the region's leading centre for ICT research and commercial innovation. We run extensive teaching and research collaborations with companies such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Cisco and BAE Systems.

Research

Our research is recognised for its exceptional quality and international reputation. We are supported by RCUK, EU and industry funding. Our work blends traditional research fields and focuses on achieving a high impact. Our work encompasses energy, transport, cyber-crime and social computing.

Work with us

We work with businesses of all sizes and in many ways. We can work with your business with collaborative research, internships, training, guest lectures and events. Learn more

Discover Computing and Communications

Computer Science is a dynamic discipline with a wide range of applications. Through our degrees, you’ll explore the theory and practice of innovative and experimental computer science. You’ll also be able to take part in ‘hackathons’, programming competitions, Code Club and major projects.

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