This was a revolutionary development in university science and engineering, and the springboard for academic computer science in the university.
Today the School is ranked in the top 10 computing departments in the UK based on the quality of its research (latest Research Assessment Exercise); an impressive 80% of research activity rated as internationally excellent or World leading.
Our high research ratings mean that you will be supervised and taught by world-class, research-active academics on undergraduate degrees, masters courses and research degrees at the forefront of knowledge and thinking.
An Industrial Advisory Board ensures that industrial partners provide input into the ongoing development and review of our courses to ensure that our courses are inline with employer needs.
Our postgraduate research (PhD) students are undertaking a range of projects linked directly to the work within our two research institutes.
We have long established links with industry and other organisations, both in the UK and overseas. We also have well-established collaborative links with other schools in the University, and with other academic institutions around the world.
Staff in the School are supportive and student-focused, well-connected nationally and internationally, within academia and industry, bringing a richness to our teaching and degree programmes.
Statistics about our School, staff and students.
Two grants will make the University of Leeds a major centre for ‘Big Data’ analysis.
We have a wide range of facilities to support our teaching and research.
We hold the bronze award under the Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.