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Find your perfect computer science programs in the UK

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What types of computer science degrees can you study in the UK?

Top computer science programs in the UK

What are the top computer science undergraduate programs in the UK?

  • London South Bank UniversityComputer Science (Top-up) - BSC - Top Up (Hons)

    • 1 year
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    London, UK
    Next start date
    September 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    15,900GBP
  • Abertay UniversityComputer Science with Cybersecurity - BSc (Hons)

    • 4 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Dundee, UK
    Next start date
    September 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    15,500GBP
  • University of GreenwichComputer Science: Networking - BSc (Hons)

    • 3 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    London, UK
    Next start date
    September 2024 +1 more
    Annual tuition fee
    16,150GBP
  • University of the West of England BristolComputer Science - BSc (Hons)

    • 3 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Next start date
    September 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    15,850GBP
  • University of PortsmouthComputer Science - BSc (Hons)

    • 3 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Portsmouth, UK
    Next start date
    September 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    19,200GBP

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What are the top computer science postgraduate programs in the UK?

  • University of Liverpool International CollegeComputer Science - MSc

    • 30 months
    • Online
    • Part-time
    • Oct, Jan, May
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Liverpool, UK
    Next start date
    October 2024 +3 more
    Annual tuition fee
    16,868GBP
  • Teesside UniversityComputer Science - MComp (Hons) (with placement)

    • 4 years
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Middlesbrough, UK
    Next start date
    September 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    15,000GBP
  • Liverpool Hope UniversityAdvanced Computer Science - MSc

    • 1 year
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Jan
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Liverpool, UK
    Next start date
    January 2025
    Annual tuition fee
    13,000GBP
  • University of GreenwichComputer Science: Data Science - MSc

    • 1 year
    • On campus
    • Full-time
    • Sep, Jan
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Data Science, Computer Science
    Location
    London, UK
    Next start date
    September 2024 +2 more
    Annual tuition fee
    16,150GBP
  • University of Essex International CollegeComputer Science - MSc

    • 2 years
    • Online
    • Part-time
    • Jul, Oct, Jan, Apr
    Program type
    Master's
    Subject area
    Computer Science
    Location
    Colchester, UK
    Next start date
    October 2024 +4 more
    Annual tuition fee
    13,049GBP

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Computer Science degrees abroad

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What the experts say about computer science in the UK

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    Dr Omobolanle Omisade says:

    Computer science in the UK is regulated, inspected and graded by agencies and frameworks that set benchmarks that must be followed.

    Computer science in the UK promotes collaboration and combining different subjects in a course tailored to students' needs and interest. This provides students with the opportunity to be employable and the chance to get roles in leading companies.

    UK universities are recognised worldwide for having a creative and remarkable reputation. They adopt ton-notch, quality research, and teaching methodologies that are maintained. This ensures that students are seasoned in their knowledge and develop skills set that will be attractive to a wide range of employers.

    Technology is becoming an integral part of almost every device that plays a more significant role in making daily lives easy. As technology advances, computer science is valuable because it includes useful theoretical and practical understanding that is sought after amongst all kinds of companies, in today’s global business market. Having diverse skills set makes students employable. Also, students have the opportunity to join programs with a year in the industry that offers the chance to strengthen their employment prospects. They put their computer science skills into practice in the workplace and gain valuable experience for when they graduate. Computer science graduates are diverse and gain transferable skills that make them among the highest earners globally. As a result of the evolving and increasing use of technology, there is a considerable demand from the business market for computer programmers, mobile application developers, web developers, data scientists, artificial intelligence researchers, systems analysts, software engineers and technical consultants.