IT skills have never been in higher demand, so we’ve developed this degree to help you gain the key skills and knowledge valued by today's businesses. To prepare you for employment, this course focuses on practical skills, influenced by the latest research and by industry requirements. This course covers theory and practice, ranging from essential skills to exciting topics such as Artificial Intelligence. You'll learn about the fundamentals and science behind computing and software development. Practical learning includes designing and developing software systems for a variety of applications, ranging from mobile systems to large scale applications for enterprises. The School of Computing and Engineering was voted best modern university for this discipline in the National Student Survey 2015, giving your Computer Science degree the competitive edge. Our membership of the Academic Developer Programme and Alliance of leading firms is further testament to our expertise in the field, and we are also in the process of seeking British Computer Society Accreditation. IT graduates generally have a good record of achieving employment and progressing in their professional work. Popular paths for graduates from this course include web development and software architecture. You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you’ve already studied, or to explore something new.