Computer science at Sheffield is a rare blend of advanced science, business experience and creativity. This is the only computer science department in the UK with its own student-run software company – Genesys Solutions. You will get the chance to work for Genesys as part of your course. Teaching staff are experts in iPhone, Android and VR technology. Guest lecturers come from IBM, Microsoft and HP. The maths side of the course is designed to complement your computer science studies and enhance your job prospects. You will spend roughly thirty per cent of your time in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. The Department of Computer Science has a dedicated member of staff who will help you arrange your work placement. During the placement year, you will be paid a salary as you put your knowledge to practical use. Our graduates are problem solvers. They can program. They work well in teams. And they understand the theoretical principles. They are consultants and software engineers with companies including Accenture, Amazon, Deutsche Bank, Google, HSBC, IBM, Microsoft and Reuters.