School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics


    The School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM) is situated on its own dedicated technology campus.

    Students have access to our purpose-built £9m facility, with state-of-the-art workshops, specialist labs and computer facilities. 

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    Our campus boasts the latest computing equipment, computer-aided design facilities, mechanical engineering facilities, automotive and autosport engineering facilities, networking and telecommunications facilities, robotics facilities, as well as a brand new 3D printer. 

    An investment of £1.6m has recently been put into the campus, enhancing the library and social learning spaces, adding a gym and student lounge - improving student and staff experience. Wheatley campus is home to the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (ECM). 


    Oxford Brookes University has three libraries - the Wheatley campus library has recently been refurbished as part of the £1.6m investment. Library facilities include: 

    • Self service collect and return one or two week book loans
    • Use networked pcs or your laptop, photocopiers, printing and scanning equipment
    • Student presentation room bookings
    • Enquiries and support


    Space to Think in the Simon Williams Building, Wheatley campus has new dedicated work spaces and social space for students. Resources include:

    • A large dynamic open-plan space
    • Computer and printer access
    • A large plasma screen with data and audio projection
    • Free gym membership for staff and students


    The Auto lab is home to Jenson Button’s 2003 BAR Formula 1 car, J.J. Lehto's winning Formula 3 car, Kimi Raikkonen’s Formula Renault, an Indy car, an electric BMW Mini and a BMW 1 series. 

    • A variety of engines
    • Four-post rig for chassis analysis
    • Dynamics Fluids
    • Mechanical testing and stress


    We have dedicated security laboratories which provide students with ample opportunities to put theory into practice. These labs have the capabilities to:

    • Audit an existing network
    • IT system for security issues
    • Analyse malware and design
    • Implement secure software