Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

The Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) was established by bringing together three academic schools to strengthen our research base and provide an exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities.

About us

We are passionate about helping our students reach their full potential by using innovative methods and by providing state of the art equipment. Linking our research to our teaching is key to the quality of our education provision.  

We have an enviable track record of achievement in enterprise-led activity including nurturing strong partnerships with academic and industrial organisations in the UK, Europe and worldwide. 

We ensure all students have the guidance, skills, opportunities and support they need to excel both at university and in their chosen career. We are committed to developing employable, ethical and responsible graduates who can bring about positive change in the world.  

With a global profile of staff and students, we are proud to provide a culture rich and diverse environment, designed to embed equality, diversity and inclusivity into every aspect of our unique student experience.

Our academic Schools

School of Computing 

Computer Science is a rapidly evolving subject that touches every aspect of our lives. The School of Computing is at the forefront of research in areas such as cyber security, data science, programming languages and systems, and computational intelligence. 

Our aim is to convey that knowledge clearly and enthusiastically to our students. By doing so, we equip them with the theoretical and practical skills they need to move on to careers, whether in industry or in academia, where they can bring about positive change in the world. We actively encourage our students to gain hands-on experience in computing and support them to go on placements.

School of Engineering 

We are recognised both for the quality and impact of our research and the exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities on offer.  Established over 40 years ago, the School of Engineering has developed a top-quality teaching and research base, receiving excellent ratings in both research and teaching assessments.

We are committed to developing employable, ethical and responsible graduates. We strive to impact positively on contemporary issues, recognising that the unique blend of technological and design expertise within the School is at the forefront of the needs of 21st-century society.

School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science

We are a forward-thinking research-led school. We put students first and are committed to ensuring all students have the guidance, skills, opportunities and support they need to excel both at university and in their chosen career.

Our academic staff have strong links with industry, professional societies and influential research organisations. Our research touches on many areas of society including, ecology and conservation, pensions and finance, health, and medical science. 

We welcome students and staff from around the world and provide an inclusive environment for all. We have an ongoing commitment to embedding equality, diversity and inclusivity into everything we do, as demonstrated by our Athena SWAN Silver Award.

We can't wait to welcome you!

There are so many new and exciting opportunities as we return to our full face to face teaching programme in September 2022.  Whether you are an existing Kent student who hasn’t been to campus or a new student just joining Kent, we have so much in store!

As remote study will not be an option from September 2022, we understand you may have queries and as your division, we are here to support you. There are lots of useful links below: 

There a many more resources and guides to support you here: Browse Guide pages - Help - University of Kent.     

If you have any questions please contact CEMSUGandPGT@kent.ac.uk.

Our professional services - get in touch

CEMS has dedicated teams of professional service and technical staff which supports and facilitates the work of the Division. To contact us, please use the details below.

Student Support

We can help with: queries from students about study skills, welfare issues and your studies. CEMSsupport@kent.ac.uk

Employability and Placements

We can help with: career advice and guidance, CV and applications, interview preparation and job-hunting skills. We are a point of contact for students and employers. CEMSemployability@kent.ac.uk

Student experience

We can help with: questions about Student Voice Forums, student representation, module evaluations, academic communities, events and student feedback. CEMSengage@kent.ac.uk

Course administration (taught students)

We can help with: questions about modules, timetables, assessments and examinations from undergraduate and postgraduate taught students. CEMSUGandPGT@kent.ac.uk 

Course administration (research students)

We can help with: questions from research students including supervision, reviews and examinations. CEMSPGR@kent.ac.uk

Admissions

We can help with: enquiries from prospective students about studying with us, and applications to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Division. CEMSadmissions@kent.ac.uk

IT and Technical services

We can help with: IT support requests including email and software, IT in teaching spaces, and provision of computer hardware for staff in the Division. CEMStech@kent.ac.uk 

Technical facilities

We can help with: questions about campus buildings, furniture and telephones. CEMSfacilities@kent.ac.uk

Research and innovation

We can help with: questions about external grant applications, current awards, REF and internal research funding streams. CEMSresearch@kent.ac.uk

Finance and resources

We can help with: questions about finance including contracts, timesheets, expenses, invoices, payments, and budgets as well as business intelligence. CEMSfinance@kent.ac.uk

Marketing and communications

We can help with: communicating news within the Division and external communications, including websites, social media and press. CEMSmarketing@kent.ac.uk

Outreach and Schools Liaison

We can help with: work alongside schools and colleges to promote university study and maths, computing and engineering in particular. CEMSoutreach@kent.ac.uk

Year in courses

We can help with: enquiries about the Year in Data Analytics and Year in Computing programmes (available for current Kent undergraduate students). CEMSyearin@kent.ac.uk

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