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Prins Butt

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

Prins Butt


Prins is a senior lecturer and acting course leader for computing in the Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies. He joined Solent University in December 2012 as a member of the computing subject group.

Prins is a dissertation supervisor and a unit leader at undergraduate and postgraduate levels of study. He has a background in digital systems engineering and software engineering, and is a member of several professional bodies including the British Computer Society and Advance HE. He is certified by a number of professional organisations including AXELOS, BCS, ILM, ISTQB, Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco and the Python Institute.

Prins is an active researcher with a strong research focus in the areas of gamification, e-learning and intelligent and adaptive learning systems. He is passionate about education, technology and innovation and dedicates himself to developing solutions to enhance processes and the quality of life.

Before joining Solent University, Prins worked at Aston University where he managed the programming support office, taught on the computer science courses and worked as a software developer on a number of research-funded projects. In his current post, he has enjoyed leading the development and delivery of the computing, software engineering and the computing master's course provision at Solent University. He is a firm believer in sharing best practice. He has worked on a number of consultancy and research projects and is an external examiner with current posts at the University of Hertfordshire and the University of East London.

Further information

Prins has over ten years of professional teaching experience in higher education and has worked in a number of higher education institutions.

He is experienced in the full range of activities related to academic scholarship which include, but are not limited to, research informed teaching, undergraduate and postgraduate dissertation supervision, mentoring, curriculum design, course leadership and external examining. He is a strong advocate for sharing best practice.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Computing

Gain the key skills to enter a fascinating career in software engineering or the general technology industry on this employability-focused computing degree.

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

Do you have a passion for programming? Want to study a degree that can lead to a varied career in the IT industry? Solent’s software engineering programme offers a broad range...

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Digital Technologies

Develop the essential business skills for a career in management on this exciting, challenging professional degree course – blending the latest business management theory with...

MSc Applied AI and Data Science

Want to start a career in one of the most fascinating and in-demand fields of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Data Science? Using student-centric and problem-based approach...

BSc (Hons) Digital and Technology Solutions (Apprenticeship)

As a Digital Technology Solutions apprentice you will be guided by a curriculum that has been developed in association with BT, HP, IBM and GSM to develop the skills...