Computer Science

Undergraduate study

Computer Science is a rapidly evolving and increasingly important field, pervasive in almost all areas of science and modern day life. Computer Science graduates are therefore in high demand across a diverse range of industries, as is reflected by the success and exceptionally high starting salaries of our graduates.

Study with us because

  • Great for student satisfaction 

    Ranked 2nd for Overall Student Satisfaction in Computer Science in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2019

  • A highly-ranked Department 

    Ranked 9th in the UK for Computer Science in The Guardian University Guide 2020

  • Excellent employability 

    Graduate average mean salary (of 2016-17 leavers) is £29,950. 95% of our graduates in graduate-level employment and/or further study within six months of graduation*

  • Outstanding industry links 

    Our links to industry not only provide placement opportunities for our students but also inform our teaching to ensure it reflects the up-to-date needs of businesses

  • Placement opportunities available on all degrees 

    Our highly successful placement scheme enables our students to take paid placements with the world's top companies, gaining invaluable professional experience in the workplace. Students have spent their year in industry with organisations including IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, CERN and Morgan Stanley

  • Respected for research 

    Three quarters of research impact rated internationally leading or better in REF 2014

*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2016-17. Average mean salary of those in full-time graduate-level employment or self-employed (UK and Channel Islands only). % of graduates in graduate-level employment or graduate-level further study - UK and Channel Islands only, excludes 'other' (those travelling, retired, etc.) and those due to start work.