Computer science is a dynamic and fast-moving area. It is vital to how we live in the digital age, and how we seek to evolve in every part of our lives. From commerce to healthcare, from agritech to government – innovators in artificial intelligence and virtual reality, cloud computing, robotics and all kinds of other developing specialisms are already creating the solutions of tomorrow.
Successful computer scientists are not only skilled programmers, they are also highly creative thinkers and problem-solvers who are adept at handling complex information. Computing touches every industry, everywhere, so computer scientists are in demand in all sorts of sectors and are usually at the forefront of new technological developments.
Studying computer science at Leeds will equip you with the core technical and problem-solving skills to tackle current and emerging challenges in this crucial and fast-changing field. You will develop your skills in software engineering and algorithm design, explore the challenges in mobile computing, robotics, and graphics shaping the future, and work with state-of-the-art technologies.
As a computer science student, you’ll be taught in our brand new, purpose-built hub for students and academics - the Sir William Henry Bragg Building - which is home to world-leading research and specialist teaching facilities and laboratories right here on campus. The Bragg Centre is where scientists and engineers work collaboratively to develop solutions for economical, societal and technical challenges in the UK.
Here at Leeds, we understand the importance computer science has in everyday life, which is why our courses are professionally accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). The topics you’ll study reflect the latest developments in computer science, equipping you with the key knowledge, skills and experience you need to begin your career in this highly valued profession.
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