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Computer & Information Sciences Work with us

Do you have a problem related to computer or information science? Or do you need support or funding to work with the University? Perhaps, you're interested in attending continuing professional development courses and productive networking events? Find out how we can work with you.

CPD & consultancy

Based on our close ties with industry and the professions, the University of Strathclyde is one of the largest providers of CPD among Scottish Universities.

We've long been associated with the concept of useful learning; the CPD Programme upholds this tradition by providing relevant education and training for professionals and individuals, operating in an ever-changing workplace.

We also offer consultancy services in a wide range of areas including: 

  • strategic analysis and planning
  • policy formulation and evaluation
  • service evaluation
  • interface design of digital technologies

Practice-based research projects

Strathclyde is the largest provider of postgraduate education in Library & Information Sciences in Scotland and our students and staff regularly take part in related research projects.

We also support PhD students under collaborative agreement for longer projects, where academic research is essential for creating new knowledge.

Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP)

Improve competitiveness, productivity and performance

A KTP allows business or third-sector organisation to improve its competitiveness, productivity and performance through a partnership with an academic institution.

This enables you to access skills and expertise you need to develop to your full potential. 

The University has a major commitment to KTPs and hosts the West of Scotland KTP Centre, the largest Centre in Scotland and recognised as one of the premier centres in the UK.

Areas of expertise

Our leading research in computer and information sciences provides expertise in the following areas:

  • artificial intelligence
  • computer security
  • data intensive systems
  • health informatics
  • information retrieval & seeking
  • mathematically structured programming
  • mobile interaction
  • software engineering
  • library studies

Professional Doctorate Programme

The Professional Doctorate provides opportunities for those in professional practice to undertake high quality practitioner-oriented research, leading to the award of DInfSci.

The aim of the programme is to establish a partnership between the University, a third-party organisation and an employee on a tailored programme of research, of value to each of the participating parties.

The DInfSci is intended for experienced professionals who wish to develop new knowledge within the practice of their discipline.

Find out more about our Professional Doctorate Programme.

Advertising placement & job vacancies

We provide free advertising to employers

The University Careers Service provide a free advertising service to employers and is widely used by students.

Vacancies can also circulated directly to the students. For further information, on this, or if you have any questions, please contact:

Dr. Marc Roper
Department of Computer & Information Sciences