Mary Ann Evans building

With over £8 million invested, the Mary Ann Evans building is designed to very high specifications with a variety of electronic and communication laboratories. From day one of your course, you will be actively engaged in using these facilities for your own learning and research. The campus provides:

  • games console labs
    where you can study a variety of software engineering techniques for games - from low level programming languages for fast-games to high level computer network environments for distributed games.
  • networking and security labs
    home to specialist networking and communications equipment from a broad range of providers, giving you practical experience in a range of technologies.
  • a Human-Interactive technology lab
    These specialist facilities contain a number of technologies involved in the study, planning and design of products and devices to improve and support human interaction and computers. The laboratory includes state-of-the-art stereo projection equipment as well as a dedicated final year project laboratory.

To make sure you always have access to the equipment you need, the University has over ten specialist teaching laboratories and 350 workstations running Windows and Linux. Specialist software includes:

  • EnCase
  • 3D StudioMax
  • XNA Xbox development suite
  • The Adobe Creative Suite (Flash, After Effects, Photoshop) 
  • The Unreal and Half-life Games Engines.

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You can choose from a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Our courses provide exciting opportunities for work placements and real life project work, giving you relevant transferable skills that are highly valued in industry.