Discover what physical computing is with this free online course from Lancaster University that teaches you to build your own physical computing prototype.
Who is the course for?
This course is for computing students interested in exploring the world of physical computing. It would also be valuable for anyone looking for an introduction to physical computing, whether hobbyists or people wondering if a career or degree in computing is for them.
You might also be interested in the other courses in the Essential Creative Technologies collection from UAL Creative Computing Institute, Lancaster University and the Institute of Coding.
What topics will you cover?
Hardware of physical computing
Software of physical computing, coding physical computing
Creating physical computing devices
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore the components and methods for physical computing
Investigate how physical computing is used in industry
Investigate how to collect, use and process data
Create a program that utilises input data
Identify parts of a physical computing project
Develop several physical computing projects from design to creation