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Mike Bass

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

Senior Lecturer - Games and Artificial Intelligence


Over 10 years' experience in the healthcare sector, primarily around systems implementation and end-user experience. Currently involved with IOT technologies and the ethical implications of smart cities.


Involved with teaching across multiple courses in the department of Computing 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.


College of Business, Technology and Engineering



2014 Business Analysis

2006 The whole spectrum of BCS ITQ courses including ECDL and Information Security

2004 A range of self-employment essentials including bookkeeping, marketing, tax returns and strategic planning.



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.

Conference papers

Bass, M., & Hessenauer, P. (2023). Can mobile device use in the classroom facilitate student engagement in higher education. In Computing Conference, London, 22 June 2023 - 23 June 2023.

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