Name Adrian Priest
Job Title SeniorLecturer
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Mathematics and Computer Science
Subject(s) Information Systems
Tel 01902 518575


Adrian joined the University of Wolverhampton after working on a Knowledge Transfer Programme of change, a collaboration between the University of Wolverhampton and a local SME.  His previous roles were as an IT Manager, a Regional IS Manager, an IT Systems Advisor and an IS Consultant in the financial industry.


Adrian studied Business Information Systems at StaffordshireUniversity, a Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Business Information Technology and Strategic Information Technology Management at the University of Wolverhampton.


Current Responsibilities


University Quality Panel Member.  Responsibilities include:

  • Representing the University in the processes of Periodic Review, Validation, Approval, Accreditation and Deletion and Partner Health Checks
  • Attending meetings with external advisers; participating in the review of submission documentation and providing feedback
  • Contributing specialist knowledge (i.e. Learning Support, Teaching and Learning etc.)
  • Confirming that any actions arising from the process have been addressed.


School Apprenticeships Champion 

Faculty Collaborations Management Committee

Link Tutor Apprenticeship Degree Programme

Link Tutor with Partner SME (Post Graduate)

Year Personal Tutor: Computing 

First Aid at Work Representative

Fire Marshal

Union Representative

Health and Wellbeing Representative


Previous Responsibilities


Validation Panel Member

Course Development

Module Development

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MSc Programme Manager SITM/ITM

Trans National Education Programme Manager (Sri Lanka (BSc and MSc))

Deputy Award Leader – Top Up Scheme

Year Tutor: HND Computing

Knowledge Transfer Partnership Academic Lead Supervisor

Business Engagement Committee

Health and Safety Representative

Facilitator Prince 2 Foundation and Practitioner Vocational Courses.


He has experience on the following modules.



MSc: module name(s) SITM and ITM

7CI016 Innovation and Emerging Technologies
7CI014 Hardware and Software
7CI011 Applied Project Management 

BSc: module names(s) FSE Information Systems\Computing Awards

6CI006 Work Based Learning (Module Leader)
6CI005 Managing Projects (Module Leader)
6CI002 Information Systems Acquisitions and Development Methods

6CI003 IT Security Management

6CC011 IS Project Strategy
6CS007 Project and Professionalism (Year Long)
6MM008 Professionalism and Enterprise (Module Leader)
6MM006 Individual Project
5CI018 Information Systems Group Project (Year Long)
5CI017 Database Systems
5CI016 Project Management Foundation Degree (FD (Module Leader))
5CI014 Professional Development
5CI003 IT Risk Analysis (Module Leader)

5CI004 IT Support (Module Leader)
5CI022 Databases

5CC003 IT Security

5CS018 Cyber Security, Architecture and Operations
4CP002 Work Based Learning Project (FD (Module Leader))

Overseas in-country delivery: Sri Lanka and Malaysia

7CI016 Innovation and Emerging Technologies
7CI014 Hardware and Software
7CI011 Applied Project Management
6MM006 Individual Project
6CI005 Managing Projects (Module Leader)
6CI002 Information Systems Acquisitions and Development Methods
5CI014 Professional Development
5CI004 IT Support (Module Leader)
5CI003 IT Risk Analysis (Module Leader) 

Expired module name(s)

CP4037 Programme and Project Management (Module Leader)
CP4005 Work based Learning (Module Leader)
CP3044 Strategic Information Systems Management (Module Leader)
CP3045 Managing Computer Systems Projects (Module Leader)
CP3043 Social Legal and Professional Aspects of Computing
CP3042 Organisation and Control of Computer Operations
CP3033 Business Process Design
CP2108 Project Management (Module Leader)
CP2125 Enterprise Systems
CP2122 Aspects of IT Support
CP1122 Website Fundamentals
CP2071 Advanced Computing Projects (Module Leader) 

IS\IT\Computing Project\Dissertation Supervision

MSc – 60 Credit Projects 
BSc – 40 Credit Projects

BSc – 20 Credit Projects 

Degree Level Apprenticeships Development

Information Systems Management

Information Technology Management


Programme Management 

Project Management

Change Management

Business Analysis

Risk Management

Information Technology Support


Change Management

Project Management

Risk Management

Chartered IT Professional British Computer Society (Member)
The Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
Institute of Leadership and Management  (Member)

7th ICT Research Conference - Is Change Management an “essential integrated element” of Project Management or a “bolt on discipline” to be used on an ad hoc basis? IDM Sri Lanka