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This is Computer Science

Get the experience employers need

We give our students opportunities that can put you head and shoulders above your peers after graduation.

From the chance to work on real-world industry projects within your degree course through our Computing Enterprise Centre, to placements with major international companies like IBM, Intel and Microsoft, we give our graduates the academic and industry skills that employers want. All our courses give you the option for a placement year in industry.

We're one of the oldest computing departments in the UK and have a strong heritage.

Most of our courses are accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.

BCS accredited degree

We have 9 courses in this area.

Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I400
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: Y007
Duration: 1 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I100
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I101
Duration: 4 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I190
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I191
Duration: 4 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: Y006
Duration: 1 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I300
Duration: 3 years
Attendance mode: Full-time
Study level: Undergraduate
UCAS code: I301
Duration: 4 years
Attendance mode: Full-time

This is where

...I break the stereotypes

Zoya Raja - BSc (Hons) Computer Science

"A lot of my course is programming and coding. Within my first year, we learnt Java which is a popular language in the industry, and we do a lot of projects around what we learn, to get us ready for the industry.

What I like is building software because it's more creative and it's more about the user experience. I like that because there’s an interaction with the client. We do quite a lot of individual and team projects. In the second year, we did a real-life project with a client called Triple-A who work with Jaguar Land Rover."

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Where Computer Science can take you

There will be no shortage of demand for computer science graduates, as the discipline is integral to almost every aspect of global society. Recent University of Bradford graduates have gone on to work for companies including IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Rolls Royce and the BBC.

Potential roles include:

  • Software developer
  • Database administrator
  • Network architect
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Games programmer
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The latest tech

Our facilities are impressive, with several large and small labs filled with dual-screen, dual boot (Windows and Linux) systems packed with industry standard software. Our specialised labs, such as the Ethical Hacking lab and the Internet of Things lab, allow students to build their skills within these key areas of growth, in a structured way, through taught modules.

Students working on supervised projects can experiment with cutting edge technology, including VR headsets, Raspberry Pi microcomputers, EEG headsets and many more.

We provide a range of online facilities to support independent learning, including our Virtual Learning Environment which gives you access to learning materials and collaborative learning tools 24/7, anywhere in the world. We also provide virtual server technology using in-house hardware to allow students to use our operating systems remotely.

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