Mike Bass

Mike Bass MSc, QTLS, PGCE, BA (Hons)

Senior Lecturer


Over 10 years' experience in the healthcare sector, primarily around systems implementation and end-user experience. Currently involved with ethical game development and deployment of IOT devices within smart cities.


Subject Group Operations Lead for Games & Artificial Intelligence and Academic Quality lead for the Department of Computing. Involved with teaching across multiple courses including Computer Science for Games, Business & Digital Technology and Software Engineering as well as supervision of final year projects. Department liaison with the British Computer Society (BCS) and responsible for course accreditations. Current research includes the role technology can play in supporting first-generation students in higher education and the ethical issues of interconnected devices on individual privacy.

Senior Lecturer


Department of Computing

College of Business, Technology and Engineering


Games and Artificial Intelligence

BSc (hons) Computer Science for Games

BEng (hons) Software Engineering

BSc (hons) IT with Business Studies

BSc (hons) Computer Science with AI



Journal articles

Bass, M., & Haghighi Movahed, S. (2018). To what extent can 'bring your own device' be an enabler to widening participation in higher education for the socially disadvantaged? Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practices, 6 (1), 3-11. http://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v6i1.321

Conference papers

Bass, M., & Hessenauer, P. (2023). Can mobile device use in the classroom facilitate student engagement in higher education. In Arai, K. (Ed.) Computing Conference, London, 22 June 2023 - 23 June 2023 (pp. 831-840). Cham: Springer: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-37717-4_53

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