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The Department of Computer Science

  • We are consistently among the UK’s top Computer Science departments, rated 7th in The Complete University Guide 2017 and 5th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. Studying with us means you’ll be highly sought after by premier employers.
  • We develop research with leading international partners. Recently this has included projects with organisations such as the BBC, the Forensic Science Service, Harvard Medical School, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, MIT, NASA, and Rolls-Royce.
  • There will be a skills gap of between 140,000 and 190,000 people with analytical expertise to understand and make decisions based on the analysis of big data*. Our postgraduate specialism in data analytics directly meets this demand for qualified experts with deep analytical skills.

* McKinsey, Big data: The next frontier for competition, 2015


Our graduates — destinations include:
  • Research Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Senior Web Developer, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • Software Engineer, Cancer Research UK
  • Application Engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Lecturer, University of Malta



 

* McKinsey, Big data: The next frontier for competition, 2015