Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment

Introduction

Glasgow Caledonian University is a distinctive, inclusive and forward-looking university that is committed to its social mission to promote the common good. We have become an international centre of excellence in higher education, promoting employability and global citizenship in our graduates. We win awards for our support and commitment to the student experience, whilst delivering innovation through our world-class research in key areas of strength. We have a tradition of widening access to higher education for talented individuals regardless of their backgrounds, and we leverage our intellectual and social capital for the benefit of the communities we serve in Scotland and internationally.

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good.

We aim to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students and staff across academic schools and departments.

Welcome to the School of Engineering and Built Environment

GCU's vast IT, engineering and construction experience is housed within the School of Engineering and Built Environment. Our supportive staff are experts in their field; well-connected frontrunners in areas such as IT security and web development, environmental science, telecommunications, surveying and building services. Our research into built environment and connections with industry leaders in growing markets such as games design make us an exciting choice for students, staff and researchers.

GCU's School of Engineering and Built Environment (EBE), one of three academic schools in GCU, brings together the Department of Construction and Surveying, Department of Engineering and Department of Computer, Communications and Interactive Systems. Inter-departmental collaborations allow the school to offer stimulating, unparalleled range of teaching and flexible delivery options, combining traditional knowledge with cutting-edge practice.

We are especially proud of our industry links and partnerships with professional bodies, ensuring an industry standard of learning in our curriculum, which is reflective of the changing needs of the labour market. Furthermore, we are fortunate to welcome a large number of part-time students each year who bring a great deal of practical experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Departments

The School has over 200 academic staff in its three departments. Our primary output, consistent with the University’s strategy, is the education of students to the highest possible standard, producing highly qualified graduates with degrees that are accredited by the premier national and international authorities.

We work to support the Common Good through our roles in the education of students from socially challenging backgrounds, through our innovative support of the public sector and by our research which aims to benefit society.

Construction and Surveying

The Department of Construction & Surveying has for many years produce more graduates for the construction and property sectors than any other university in the UK.

Engineering

The Department of Engineering is highly respected nationally and internationally for teaching, research and consultancy.

Computer, Communications and Interactive Systems

The Department of Computer, Communications and Interactive Systems (CCIS) is led by Professor Tom Buggy and consists of Communication Networks & Security Engineering, Computer and Electronic Systems Engineering, Digital Media Design, Interaction Design & Engineering and Software Engineering.

Professional Accreditation

The School of Engineering and Built Environment has a strong track record of working partnerships with professional bodies, ensuring an industry standard of learning which is relevant to the changing needs of the labour market.

Our professional affiliations not only keep our students up-to-date with the latest advances in the industry but help our graduates to stand-out when looking for employment.

We offer programmes and modules accredited by:

  • BCS (Chartered Institute for Information Technology)
  • CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Scottish Branch)
  • CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers)
  • CIOB (Chartered Institute of Builders)
  • CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management)
  • CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
  • Engineering Council
  • ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers)
  • IESIS (Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland)
  • IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
  • IFE (Institution of Fire Engineers)
  • IHE (Institute of Highway Engineers)
  • IMeche (Institute of Mechanical Engineers)
  • ISE (Institution of Structural Engineers)
  • PMI (Global Accreditation Center for Project Management)
  • RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

The School of Engineering and Built Environment has a strong track record of working partnerships with professional bodies, ensuring an industry standard of learning which is relevant to the changing needs of the labour market.

Our professional affiliations not only keep our students up-to-date with the latest industry advancements but also help our graduates to stand out when looking for employment.

We offer programmes and modules accredited by:

  • APM (Association for Project Management)
  • BCS (Chartered Institute for Information Technology)
  • CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Scottish Branch)
  • CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers)
  • CIHIT (Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation)
  • CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building)
  • CIWEM (Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management)
  • CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
  • Engineering Council
  • ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers)
  • IESIS (Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland)
  • IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
  • IFE (Institution of Fire Engineers)
  • IHE (Institute of Highway Engineers)
  • IMechE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers)
  • InstMC (Institute of Measurement and Control)
  • ISE (Institution of Structural Engineers)
  • PMI (Global Accreditation Center for Project Management)
  • RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)

Locations

Glasgow

Address
Cowcaddens Road
G4 0BA Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom