Computing and Communications

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


joint 1st in the UK for graduate
prospects in computer science
Complete University Guide 2019


in the UK for world-leading
and internationally excellent research


for graduate prospects
The Times Good University Guide 2019


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.


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.

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