Our courses

We will equip you with up-to-the-minute skills and abilities that are sought after by employers, including the practical and theoretical skills you need to stand out from the crowd and enhance your career prospects.

Why choose Loughborough?

Employability-boosting placements

Our placement scheme comes highly recommended. All of our undergraduate courses provide students with the option to spend a year in industry gaining invaluable professional experience, growing your contacts as well as your skill set. Assisted by a dedicated placement tutor and the University's Careers Network, our students have found placements with a wide range of reputable organisations, with some also being offered employment with their placement company after graduation.

Exciting career opportunities

To study computer science is to skill yourself for the future and our graduates regularly go on to enjoy fulfilling careers with major national and international companies like IBM, Nomura International, Sky, Capgemini, JP Morgan, Microsoft and Atos*.

What's more, an impressive 93.7% of graduates from the department are in graduate level employment or higher level study**, with an average salary three years after graduation for computing subject areas of £39.1k compared to the UK average of £28.1k***.

*Graduate Outcomes Survey (2018-2020 graduates, 15 months post-graduation)
**Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2020 graduates (Full-time UK and Channel Isles first degree students available for work or study)
***Longitudinal Education Outcomes 2021 for computing (median salary of 2015 graduates in 2018/19 tax year)

Excellent facilities

We can offer you an excellent learning environment in which to study and work, including computer laboratories with 24-hour access, specialist laboratory facilities for student project work on robotics, networking, HCI and imaging technology, and support from our team of systems specialists.