Undergraduate study

Our computer science courses equip you with up-to-the-minute skills and abilities that are sought after by employers. With a lively and stimulating learning environment, state-of-the-art facilities and teaching staff who are experts in their field, we ensure you receive the practical and theoretical skills to make you stand out from the crowd.

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

Study with us because:

An outstanding student experience

1st in the UK for Overall Satisfaction in Computer Science in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2022.

A highly rated department

Ranked top 15 in the UK for Computer Science in The Guardian University Guide 2023.

Excellent employability

32K average starting salary for Computer Science graduates (Graduate Outcomes 2019-20, published 2022).

State of the art facilities

Excellent learning facilities including 24-hour exclusive access to specialist lab facilities for student project work on robotics, networking, HCI and imaging technology, and support from our team of systems specialists.

Outstanding industry links

Our links to industry not only provide placement opportunities for our students but also inform our teaching to maintain industry relevance. 

Paid placements with top companies

Our highly successful employability-enhancing placement scheme enables our students to take paid placements with some of 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

100% of research impact rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF, 2021).