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School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Learn about the School's facilities

The School of Computer Science and Mathematics has first-class facilities

The School houses a range of high-spec facilities that provide an excellent learning and teaching environment for students and staff. 

Our facilities

Computers and software

We have 150 high-performance computers equipped with mathematical software that is used in industry, such as Matlab, Maple TA and SPSS.

Social areas

The City Campus, which houses the School, has a variety of social areas that provide excellent spaces for students and staff to debate, discuss and socialise.

Games lab

The games development room contains facilities for generating games, including games for mobile devices and the latest generation consoles. Equipment includes: PS4 dev. kits, PS Vita dev. kits, Xbox 360 dev. facilities and Oculus Rift development kits (DK2). Our School is also licensed PS4 developers and have Unity and Unreal licenses. The console lab is equipped with the latest generation consoles for testing, evaluation and project work.

James Parsons and Henry Cotton Buildings

Within this building, our School has nine teaching labs containing: 400 PCs, three research labs, one postgraduate room, a console lab and a software development lab containing iMacs. Within the Henry Cotton building we also have two computing laboratories.

Forensics lab

Our forensics lab contains specialist software and hardware, such as Forensic Tool Kit (FTK) and Encase software. This equipment is used within many police forces.


As an Academic Training Partner of Visual Paradigm, Liverpool John Moores University is granted the use of Visual Paradigm for UML modelingbusiness process modelingdatabase design, etc.