As you would expect from a major research department, the facilities available to you are excellent. As well as two teaching laboratries equipped with with high-performance multimedia workstations supported by powerful central servers, and a Digital Systems laboratory, you will have access to about 800 PCs located throughout the campus, including our own building, the main library, and the student halls of residence. All are connected to the Internet and many are open 24 hours a day. All student bedrooms have network connections.
The department has an extensive range of equipment used primarily for research, which is available to final year students who choose projects in these research areas. This includes four industrial robots, six experimental mobile robots, a number of vision and motion tracking systems and many pieces of specialist software such as virtual reality environments.