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A CAREER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
BE A PROGRAMMER, DEVELOPER, ANALYST

Computer technologies are more important then ever in a digital world, this makes a degree in Computer Science an attractive choice. Also, studying Computer Science will give you many technical skills highly valued by employers, from understanding code to programming and problem solving.

Develop your skills 

Problem-solving | Critical thinking | Analysis | Numeracy | Communication

RESEARCH
your career

PLAN
your route

DEVELOP
your skills

Research your career

Careers in Computer Science are wide and varied. Attend seminars and workshops with industry experts to discover the area of Computer Science that is right for you. Typical careers:

  • Big Data Engineer
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Data Security Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Systems Architect

Our Higher Education Advisers will help you find the perfect degree course for you. Typical degrees:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Games Programming 
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Software Engineering

Plan your route

Choose your subjects

Universities do not require a Computer Science qualification for entry, but Mathematics is essential, and Physics often preferred, as well as other subjects that display clear and logical thinking or a social science for some courses. We offer:

  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Develop your skills

Applying to university

  • Receive one-to-one advice on applying to university.
  • Enjoy lectures at top universities, such as LSE and CASS Business School.

Career preparation

  • Attend seminars and workshops to discover your passion for Computer Science.
  • Visit places of interest such as the Cambridge Museum of Computing or Bletchley Park – the home of UK code-breaking.

Personal development

  • Participate in Young Enterprise to develop your problem-solving skills.
  • Participate in Robotics Club and Coding Club to develop your knowledge outside of the classroom.

Student success

Name Nationality Programme Destination Degree Ranking*
Kamyar Iranian A level University of St Andrews Computer Science 3
Tran Gia An Vietnamese A level Loughborough University Computer Science 7
Junmin South Korean A level UCL Computer Science 8
Dias Kazakh Fast-track A level University of Exeter Computer Science 12
Yihang Chinese Fast-track UFP University of Bristol Computer Science and Electronics 13
Ghali Spanish A level The University of Edinburgh Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence 17
Ouxiang Chinese Fast-track UFP University of Manchester Computer Science 18
Qikai Chinese UFP University of Liverpool Computer Science with Software Development 29
Ekaterina Maltese A level Queen Mary University of London Computer Science and Mathematics 41

 

PROGRESS TO STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE

Take advantage of guaranteed progression* to the University of Exeter, consistently ranked in the top 15 for Computer Science in the UK.

*Subject to meeting entry requirements

“BEING INVOLVED IN ROBOTICS HELPED ME GET EXTRACURRICULAR EXPERIENCE. IT GAVE ME AN OUTLET”Vaibhav from Belgium progressed to study Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Glasgow