Our BSc Computer Science degree focusses on constructing robust and useable systems. As well as looking at cutting edge tools and techniques, it's designed to help you build the next generation of software tools that other system constructors will use. The course aims to give a well integrated balance of theoretical underpinnings and practical experience, strongly informed by the research expertise of our academic staff.
In the later years of the course, you'll also have the option to specialise - offering you the chance to graduate with a named degree in Games Programming (G440), Artificial Intelligence (G700) or Software Engineering (G600).
86% of our 2017 graduates reported in the National Student Survey that they were satisfied overall with their BSc Computer Science.
Our Computer Science degree is accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council, fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.
It's also accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Science Council for the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Scientist.
Work and study
This is what our BSc (Hons) Computer Science students are doing six months after graduating:
- 95% are working
- 5% are studying
- 0% are working and studying.
- 85% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.
- The average salary of students six months after graduating: £25000
- The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £23000
These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:
- Information technology and telecommunications professionals
- Business and public service associate professionals
- Sales occupations
- Skilled trades occupations