Computer Science

We are committed to delivering inspiring teaching and cutting-edge research at the forefront of technological innovation.

Why choose to study computer science with us?

We have a leading reputation

4th in the UK for Computer Science (The Guardian University Guide 2019)
Top 20 in the UK for Computer Science (The Complete University Guide 2019)
75% of research rated 'internationally recognised' or higher (REF 2014)

This is reflected in the quality of our degree

...and research opportunities

You'll be welcomed into an engaging learning environment

We have a lively community within a stimulating learning and working environment. We regularly welcome visiting lecturers and researchers who contribute to the intellectual and social life of the Department.

We have a talented research community which continues to make a valuable contribution to the rapidly-developing Computer Science sector, particularly in areas such as wireless communications, multimedia, logistics, healthcare, the emergency services, transport, surveillance and the environment.

You'll develop key skills actively sought by employers

Each programme has been developed in collaboration with a number of national and international organisations, to ensure it meets the needs of industry and provides students with the latest knowledge and skills sought after by employers.

Our graduates have entered a diverse range of organisations, including Google, Credit Suisse, Ocado, Rolls-Royce, Winton Capital and AVG Technologies.

Our industry partners shape the way research and projects are conducted

Industry partners not only inform the curriculum, but also shape the way research and projects are conducted. Organisations such as BAE Systems, Jennic, Arqiva, Sure, Advantica, Toyota, Sensinode and Rolls-Royce have collaborated with us in order to develop new ideas and solve the challenges facing industry today.

More information about our areas of research can be found on our dedicated research pages.

We'll encourage you to get involved with lots of extra-curricular opportunities

We have a variety of activities for you to get involved with outside of your studies. A popular society with our Computer Science students is the Loughborough Technology Society. They work on ideas and projects about computers, programming and technology, and can help point like-minded students in the right direction of the tools and resources you may need.

David Spendlove

David Spendlove

PhD Student

It's a great campus with some excellent facilities and there are plenty of opportunities for networking.

You'll have access to a great range of facilities across campus

Our extensive range of first-class facilities are designed to help you throughout your studies and fully-equip you for your future endeavours.

Shuilin Li. A postgraduate computer science student.

Shuilin Li

Advanced Computer Science MSc

The computer science school provides really nice devices and computers to support our studies.

Our campus is located in the centre of the UK and offers great facilities for every aspect of student life. With stunning gardens and open spaces, alongside a rich variety of shops, cafés and leisure facilities, it is easy to see why Loughborough is consistently ranked as a top university for student experience.

Located in the newly refurbished Haslegrave Building, you will have 24-hour exclusive access to computer laboratories, including a dedicated MSc laboratory, operated by a team of systems specialists.

You will have access to excellent facilities including 24-hour computer laboratories and a range of hardware and software including humanoid robots, body-wearable sensors, eye-tracking systems and visual reality facilities.