On this degree, you’ll study computer science with a strong emphasis on practical programming skills. It has a superb graduate employment record and offers the option of a year in industry. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? This Computer Science degree will prepare you for a successful career: 100% of Computer Science graduates were in a professional or managerial role within six months, according to the latest survey*. Our tutors are experienced computer scientists and ex-industry professionals who have great connections and experience. As well as practical programming skills, you’ll cover areas like computational mathematics, networks and security, databases, graphics, and distributed systems. *Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU? This Computer Science degree will suit you if you’re both creative and mechanically minded, a logical thinker, and have a strong interest in the technical side of computing. HOW YOU WILL LEARN There’s a mixture of lectures, tutorials and laboratory work. We focus on developing your practical programming skills using the latest software development tools in labs that are equal to industry’s. The team project in the second year will challenge you to think innovatively and deal with open-ended problems; it will also develop your organisational and negotiating skills. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES If you choose to spend your third year on placement, you'll gain vital experience and learn how your knowledge and skills can be applied. This will give you a distinct advantage when applying for graduate jobs. CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY There’s a high demand for skills in software development. The majority of computing jobs require software development abilities and experience, so whether you want to be a software engineer, project manager, technical architect or chief technology officer, this degree will help you get there.