About us

  • The School of Engineering and the School of Computing merged in August 2014 to create the School of Engineering and Computing.

    The close collaboration of staff allows the School to offer a distinctive range of vocational degree courses and gives our teaching and research a uniquely applied approach.

    There are a variety of factors that add to the success of our School including:

    • Small class sizes 
    • Friendly learning environment 
    • Excellent IT facilities 
    • New laboratories 
    • Vocational courses 
    • Work experience as part of course 
    • Interdisciplinary learning 
    • Close links with employers 


    Industry-standard facilities include:

    Paisley Campus – fully equipped manufacturing workshop; materials testing and analysis facilities; metrology laboratory; rapid prototyping centre; assembly and welding laboratories
    Hamilton Campus – new £2.1 million engineering centre opened 2008,with particular focus on the design and motorsport engineering disciplines
    Both campuses utilise a range of industrial applications software such as PRO/Engineer, Ansys, Fluent, AutoCAD, MS Project and WITNESS

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  • What our students say

    The computing labs are excellent facilities within the University and, coupled with good teaching, I believe that this makes for an excellent learning environment
    Marcus Herfter, German Exchange Student,
              Mechanical Engineering (Year 3 entry)
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    Visual Paradigm provides the School of Computing with VP-UML for use in education purposes offered by the VP Academic Partner Programme.