Computer Science is concerned with understanding, designing, implementing and using computing systems, ranging in scale and complexity from the tiny components of a single processor to the globe-spanning Internet. It encompasses both hardware and software and embodies a wide variety of practical techniques supported by a strong foundation of theoretical understanding. By studying the subject with Management, students are offered the opportunity to explore the issues involved in managing the production of marketable products and in making business decisions. Studying at the University of Edinburgh's School of Informatics will provide you with a good foundation in computer science and will offer a new perspective on ways that computational thinking can be applied to different settings. We are consistently highly ranked for research and teaching in Computer Science and Informatics, coming 20th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. Informatics students come from diverse backgrounds and enjoy a strong community that will support you in your studies and extra-curricular activities.