Computer Science
School of Engineering & Computer Science


The Computer Science subject area has a range of equipment and facilities available to students, including four computer laboratories and other specialist equipment in HIVE and SEED Software.

Below are details of some of the facilities within Computer Science. Why not also take a virtual tour around some of the facilities?

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  • Superlab
    ur primary lab is the "Superlab" and is available to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The lab can seat up to 170 students and is equipped with PCs, printers, projectors, and air conditioning. The computers in this lab are updated on a rolling basis (one section per year).

  • Games Lab
    The Fenner Games Lab contains all of our specialist games development hardware as well as our highest-spec PCs. It includes several Microsoft Kinect sensors, PSP, PS2, and PS3 development kits from Sony, XBOX 360s, and five HD televisions. It is air conditioned, provides a printer and a projector, and each of the 32 PCs — which are replaced or upgraded every year — has two widescreen 22" monitors. Like the Superlab, it is open to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • .NET Lab
    The .NET lab is sponsored by Microsoft and is used primarily by SEED students working on commercial projects. It has a number of areas to facilitate project management and development work, as well as 30 dual-monitor PCs.

  • ITMB Lab
    Our smallest lab has 24 computers and is primarily used by MSc and MEng students. Like the other labs, it offers a printer and a projector as well.
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