Faculty Of Technology Feb 07


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Faculty Of Technology Feb 07

  1. 1. Faculty of Technology
  2. 2. Location and facilities <ul><li>Located on the Guildhall Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Close to city centre and parks </li></ul><ul><li>Pleasant outdoor spaces in the faculty </li></ul>
  3. 3. State of the art electronics labs Top class computing equipment Latest Multimedia Equipment Excellent student support
  4. 4. Services for Industry: <ul><li>Regional Centre for Manufacturing Industries </li></ul><ul><li>CISCO academy </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>Novell accreditation </li></ul>
  5. 5. TECH Electronic and Computer Engineering <ul><li>Electronics and Communications Eng </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Networks and Security </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Systems Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Engineering </li></ul>School of Computing <ul><li>Computer Science </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>eCommerce technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Investigating computer and cyber crime </li></ul><ul><li>On-line programmes </li></ul>Mathematics <ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Applications for Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul>Mechanical and Design Engineering <ul><li>Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Product Design </li></ul><ul><li>Product Engineering and Manufacture </li></ul><ul><li>Materials (including aeronautical) </li></ul>Regional Centre for Manufacturing Industries Civil Engineering <ul><li>Civil engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Construction engineering </li></ul>Environmental & Design Engineering <ul><li>Property Development </li></ul><ul><li>Ecotourism </li></ul><ul><li>MSc Health and Safety Management D/L </li></ul>
  6. 6. New and upcoming courses <ul><li>The Faculty of Technology recently started the following exciting new programmes: </li></ul><ul><li>BSc (Hons) Artificial Intelligence (3rd year top-up) </li></ul><ul><li>BSc (Hons) Digital Forensics (3rd year top-up) </li></ul><ul><li>MSc Artificial Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>MSc Forensic IT </li></ul><ul><li>The following courses are expected to start in October 2007: </li></ul><ul><li>BEng (Hons) Building Services and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>BSc (Hons) Electronics with Business English </li></ul><ul><li>BSc (Hons) Security Technology </li></ul><ul><li>BSc (Hons) Systems & Technology for Financial Services </li></ul><ul><li>What next… BSc (Hons) Distributed Systems </li></ul><ul><li>is just one of the innovative new programmes expected to be made available for 2008. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Research in Technology <ul><li>Institute of Cosmology and Gravitational Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with Cambridge University on the origins of the universe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade 5 rating in Applied Mathematics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional Centre for Manufacturing Engineering has Grade 4 rating </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computing, Engineering and Mathematics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Involved in significant Knowledge Transfer research based activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focussing closely on supporting the needs of industry </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Technology Teaching Quality <ul><li>QAA audit 2004 confirms quality of university teaching provision </li></ul><ul><li>High quality results from all teaching quality assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Many courses in Computing and Engineering are professionally accredited </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Institutions (Professional Bodies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>British Computer Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CICSO, Oracle, Novell (‘Vendor Qualifications’) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Technology Undergraduate Courses <ul><li>BSc (Hons), BEng (Hons) and MEng programmes across a wide range of subject areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General and specialist routes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flexible delivery including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>February start </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance Learning programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Learning programmes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second and Final Year direct entry possible </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Postgraduate studies in Technology <ul><li>Taught programmes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Postgraduate certificates and diplomas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Masters (MSc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance/Online courses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research degrees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MPhil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PhD </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Characteristics of student population in Technology <ul><li>Total student population in Technology is over 4,500 students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3,000 on campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1,500 distance & flexible learning (growing) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>340 on campus are from outside the UK/EU and come from many countries </li></ul>
  12. 12. Summary: Technology Faculty <ul><li>has leading edge professionally accredited courses in many areas </li></ul><ul><li>is forward looking, regularly introducing exciting new and flexible programmes </li></ul><ul><li>welcomes and supports international students from many countries </li></ul><ul><li>students succeed in study and afterwards </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions?
  14. 14. Overview <ul><li>About Technology Faculty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Location and facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Core activities in Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on research and teaching achievements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview of Technology teaching portfolio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On campus opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance / on-line learning </li></ul></ul>