**Summary**: This degree includes an integrated foundation year if you do not have the appropriate subjects and/or grades for entry to year one of the degree. Computer technology touches many parts of our lives from the way we shop and the cars we drive to our interaction with governments. It drives innovation in the sciences, engineering, business, entertainment and education. **Course details**: A degree in computing can offer you excellent job prospects. Whether you like solving problems, are keen to develop and build new systems or want to work in digital media, we help you gain the skills to do it. Here we provide flexibility for you to build a degree on your preferences and needs based on three main themes: information technology, computer science and web production. You have a wide range of subjects to select from so that you can tailor your learning to match your own specific requirements. During your degree we advertise a variety of paid placement opportunities (subject to availability). You can apply for a year-long supervised work placement between your second and final year. A placement gives you a valuable opportunity to improve your employment prospects by developing new skills and deepening your understanding of your subject. Placements are not compulsory but if taken, are assessed and contribute to your final degree award. Our students have been placed in organisations such as Dupont, Accenture, General Electric, Nissan, HMRC, Nicander, Red Embedded, Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Thomson Reuters, Glaxo Smith Kline, GCHQ. **After the course**: The flexibility of the course in allowing you to build your own pathway means that a very wide range of careers is potentially available. The career path you take will be influenced by the choices made during your studies. By choosing appropriate modules and selecting your final-year project carefully, you could open career paths as disparate as web designer, programmer, systems analyst, games programmer, multimedia developer and network support.