Careers and employability

Our long history of strong industry links relfects in our excellent graduate employability record. In the Department of Computer Science students are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to pursue diverse, exciting and rewarding graduate careers.

Our courses are informed by industry partners and accrediting bodies such as TechSkills and the British Computer Society to ensure courses are relevant to the needs of industries and graduates are highly employable.

We pride ourselves in the combination of practical and theoretical experience you will gain throughout your studies, along with the opportunity to tailor the course with topics you are passionate about. This allows for the development of a wide range of transferable skills, equipping you with the skill set you need to stand out in the competitive market for graduate jobs.

Through our professional placement scheme and opportunities for industry-based final year projects, the Department also provides opportunities for students make industry contacts and secure employment.

As such, students from across our courses have been able to gain employment in a wide range of roles and organisations after graduation. Although the majority go on to work in the information and communication or the financial sector, graduates have been able to apply their skills in a variety of contexts.


Graduate destinations

  • Accenture - Software Engineer
  • Advantage Design Consultants - Technical Leader
  • Allianz - Insurance Practitioner
  • BAE System - Software Developer
  • BSkyB - Business Analyst
  • BT - Cyber Security Graduate
  • Bank of America - Technology Analyst
  • Citigroup - Banking Analyst
  • CleverTouch Marketing - Marketing Technology Developer
  • Dyson - Project Manager
  • Experian - Senior Technical Support
  • GlaxoSmithKline - Project Manager
  • Goldman Sachs - Operations Analyst
  • Hewlett Packard - Technical Consultant
  • IBM - Application Developer
  • Intel - IT Specialist
  • Lloyds Banking Group - Market Data Technical Analyst
  • Lockheed Martin - Systems Engineer
  • Mars - IT Consulting
  • Microsoft - Consultant
  • Morgan Stanley - Computer Programmer and Developer
  • Nomura - Network Engineer
  • Pepsico - Sales Development Representative
  • PricewaterhouseCooper - Associate in Forensic Technology Solutions
  • Shazam - Software Engineer
  • Sky - Software Developer
  • Tesco - Technology Leadership Graduate
  • Vodafone - Demand Forecast Analyst