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Computer Science

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Turn your passion for tech into your profession with a degree in Computer Science.

A tech career is exciting, fast-paced and constantly evolving. And as the sector continues to grow and evolve, so do the skills that employers are looking for. Employers want graduates with a strong blend of soft and technical skills, as well as the professional experience they need to hit the ground running.

We've worked with leading tech employers to create a Computer Science degree that will help you develop the skills to land your dream tech job. From software development and programming, to disruptive technologies and augmented reality, you'll develop an enviable blend of tech and transferable skills that will help you stand out in the competitive graduate jobs market.

You'll work with employers throughout your degree, gaining hands-on experience through professional work placements and putting your skills into practice on live employer projects. You'll also study in Leeds, which is one of the leading centres for tech in the UK. It's home to a huge variety of innovative organisations which employ tens of thousands of people in sectors such as digital, health, finance, IT services and consultancy, gaming and marketing.


Undergraduate Computer Science courses:

Computer Science

Our BSc Computer Science has been developed in conjunction with leading tech employers and will give you the chance to develop your expertise in this exciting and fast-paced industry. You'll work on real-world projects and in your final year specialise in some of the most exciting areas of technology including augmented reality, cyber security and cutting edge software development.

Placement opportunities

Employers are strongly engaged at each stage of the degree, helping you to develop the technical skills and knowledge of workplace practices that you need to be successful in the competitive tech and digital sectors.

You’ll complete extended professional work placements and live employer projects during each year of your degree, gaining the extensive industry experience you’ll need to get your first graduate job.

The Leeds city region is home to a wealth of tech companies, so we’ll work closely with employers to secure placement opportunities which will help you further develop your skills and confi dence in the workplace.

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