Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

About the School of Computing and Information Science

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From networking and cyber security to computer science and artificial intelligence, we’re passionate about developing ambition and careers.

We're located at ARU's Cambridge campus, and also across East Anglia at our regional partner institutions.


We offer a range of courses at undergraduate, postgraduate level and research levels, covering a variety of topics.

Our industry links mean we stay up to date with what your future employers’ need and ensure we help you develop the skills and knowledge to become an expert in emerging and important technologies.

First-class staff

Our team of academic, technical and support staff take pride in delivering an up-to-date and exciting curriculum, while offering a friendly atmosphere in which you can thrive.


We have a solid research base, and are engaged in a wide range of academic activities and a number of industrial and public health sector collaborations, including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and research consultancy contracts.

Cisco Networking Academy

As a Cisco Academy we offer Cisco-certified courses which give you valuable information and communication technology skills to enhance your CV. We're one of very few locations in the country that offers an industry-standard Cisco qualification to our undergraduate students.

Visiting us

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses the best way to find out about us is by visiting our next Open Day. See exactly what we have to offer, have a tour of our facilities and chat to staff and students. If you have any questions just contact [email protected].