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Dr Jordan Allison

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and the Academic Course Leader for the Digital Technology Solutions Apprenticeship and the MSc by Research in Cyber and Technical Computing.


Dr Jordan Allison in an interdisciplinary researcher across the domains of business, computing, and education. His research primarily focuses on cyber security management, risk assessment, and education and training, with a particular emphasis on computing and cyber security pedagogy and skills development.

He has been teaching in higher education since 2019, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a Professional Member of the Association of Computing Machinery (MACM), and a Professional Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), the Chartered Institute for IT.


  • PhD Technical and Applied Computing, University of Gloucestershire, 2022
  • MBA Business Administration, University of Gloucestershire, 2017
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (Economics), University of Gloucestershire, 2015

Teaching & Research


Teaching and leading modules on a range of courses, including MSc Cyber Security, BSc Cyber Security, and the Digital Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship. Particularly management and research-related modules such as Information Security Management, Strategic Business and IT Management, and Research Methods for Computing. Also, supervision for postgraduate research degrees.


Jordan’s research has largely focused on computing and cyber security education within the further and higher and education sector. He has published papers in several leading international conferences such as SIGCSE, Koli Calling, ITiCSE, and WiPSCE, and has published journal articles across the publishes of ACM, IEEE, Springer, and Taylor and Francis.

Jordan was the principal investigator for the research project titled ‘Stakeholder perceptions for integrating simulation-based learning within higher education institutions for the teaching of computer networking and security’ and more recently the principal investigator for the research project titled ‘Enhancing Employability in Computer Science Education: A Comprehensive Examination of Employability Skills, Perspectives, and Priorities’. Additionally, Jordan is also a peer reviewer for academic journals such as the Journal of Further and Higher Education, and the Journal of Education for Business.



More publications from Dr Jordan Allison can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subject for media interview

Cyber Security and Computing Education and Degree Apprenticeships